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September 28th

September 28th is the 271st day of the year (272nd day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 94 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about September 28th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on September 28th

551 BC Confucius (philosopher)


1573 Caravaggio (artist)

1835 Sai Baba of Shirdi (spiritual leader)

1901 Ed Sullivan (television host)

1905 Max Schmeling (boxer)

1925 Seymour Cray (computer scientist)

1934 Brigitte Bardot (actress)

1946 Helen Shapiro (singer, actress)

1949 Jim Henshaw (actor, screenwriter, producer)

1952 Sylvia Kristel (actress)

1954 George Lynch (guitarist - Dokken)

1960 Jennifer Rush (singer)

1967 Mira Sorvino (actress)

1967 Moon Zappa (actress, singer)

1968 Naomi Watts (actress)

1972 Gwyneth Paltrow (actress)

1972 Dita Von Teese (model, artist, actress)

1984 Melody Thornton (singer-songwriter, dancer - Pussycat Dolls)

1987 Hilary Duff (actress, singer)

September 28th in History

48 BC Pompey the Great is assassinated in Egypt.

1781 American land forces supported by the French navy begin the siege of Yorktown during the American Revolution.

1791 France is the first European country to emanicipate its Jewish population.

1867 Toronto becomes the capital of Ontario.

1928 Sir Alexander Fleming creates a bacteria-killing mold in his laboratory. It later becomes known as penicillin.

1951 CBS offers the first color televisions available for sale to the general public.

1994 The MS Estonia sinks in the Baltic Sea reuslting in 852 deaths.

2000 A referendum in Denmark results in a vote against joining the Euro currency zone.


2008 SpaceX Falcon 1 becomes the first privately developed space vehicle to reach orbit.

2015 NASA announces the discovery of liquid water on Mars.


September 28th is also

Feast of Saint Leoba (Catholicism)

Feast of Saint Lorenzo Ruiz (Catholicism)

Feast of Saint Wenceslas (Catholicism)

Teacher's Day (Taiwan)

Czech Statehood Day (Czech Republic)


People born on September 28th are Libra


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