On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1879

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Sydney Australia inaugurates steam motor tram route

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Christensen, Danish actor (Barnet, Mockery) and film director (Häxan), born in Viborg Denmark (d. 1959)

Famous Deaths

  • Nathan Cook Meeker, American journalist and social reformer, murdered by Ute Indians at 62