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This was 271st day of the year and 94 days remained in the year.


September 28 Birthdays

Michelangelo Caravaggio
Pronunciation: [mEkAlän´jAlO mArE´zE dä käräväd´jO]
or Amerigi da Caravaggio
Pronunciation: [ä"mArE´jE]
1573?–1610, Italian painter.

Georges Clemenceau
political figure (1841)

Avery Brundage
sports executive (1887)

Ed Sullivan
television personality (1901)

Al Capp
cartoonist (1909)

Alice Marble
tennis player (1913)

Marcello Mastroianni
actor (1924)

Brigitte Bardot
actress (1934)

September 28 in History

1542

Portuguese explorer Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo arrived at present-day San Diego.

1781

The closing campaign of the American Revolution at Yorktown Heights, Va. began.

1920

Eight Chicago White Sox players were indicted for fixing the 1919 World Series in the "Black Sox scandal."

1924

Two U.S. Army planes landed in Seattle after completing the first round-the-world-flight in 175 days.

1939

A German-Soviet agreement divided Poland between Nazi Germany and the USSR.

1967

Walter Washington became the first mayor of the District of Columbia.

1972

Japan and Communist China agreed to re-establish diplomatic relations.

1989

Former Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos died in exile in Hawaii.

1991

Jazz great Miles Davis died.

2003

Althea Gibson, the first African-American tennis player to win at Wimbledon, died.

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