What Happened on September 28, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Words & Music" debuts on NBC-TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Anwar Sadat replaces Gamal Abdel Nasser as acting Egyptian President

President of Egypt and Nobel Laureate Anwar Sadat
President of Egypt and Nobel Laureate
Anwar Sadat
  • 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