What Happened on September 28, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Words & Music" debuts on NBC-TV
  • Anwar Sadat replaces Egyptian President Nassar
  • Intrepid (US) beats Gretel II (Aust) in 22nd America's Cup

Famous Birthdays

  • Gualter Salles, Brazilian racing driver
  • Kimiko Date, tennis star (1996 Japan Open), born in Kyoto, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Gamal' Abd al-Nassar, Egypt Pres (1953-70), dies of heart attack at 52
  • John Roderigo Dos Passos, US writer (Manhattan Transfer), dies at 74