Historical Events on September 28th, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Happy Time" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 286 performances
  • "Noel Coward's Sweet Potato" opens at Barrymore NYC for 17 performances
  • Alberto Giolani of Italy roller skates record 23.133 miles in 1 hr
  • Atlanta Chiefs beat San Diego Toros 3-0 for NASL championship
  • Beatles' "Hey Jude" single goes #1 and stays #1 for 9 weeks
  • Chuck Hixson (Southern Methodist) completes 37 of record 69 passes

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Janis Joplin announces she's leaving "Big Brother & Holding Co"

Singer-Songwriter Janis Joplin
Janis Joplin
  • Marisa Danisi of West Germany roller skates record 21.995 miles in 1 hr