What Happened on October 28, 1897

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Edith Head, Hollywood costume designer (8 Oscars), born in San Bernardino, California (d. 1981)
  • Hans Speidel, nazi chief-staff/NATO-supreme commander

Famous Deaths

  • Hercules Robinson, South Africa Commissioner (1880-89,1895-97), dies at 72