What Happened on September 28, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 32nd Ryder Cup: Europe wins 14½-13½ to retain the Cup at Sotogrande Spain
  • Newscaster David Brinkley, 74, retires after 54 years in broadcasting

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St Louis Cardinals Mark McGwire hits his 58th HR of 1997 (34 with Oak A's)

MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire
  • Wendy Ward wins LPGA Fieldcrest Cannon Classic

Famous Weddings

  • Actor Chad Lowe (29) weds actress Hilary Swank (23)