On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1887

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Yellow River or Huáng Hé floods in China, killing between 900,000 and 2 million people, one of the deadliest natural disasters in history

Famous Birthdays

  • Avery Brundage, CEO (Intl Olympic Committee, 1952-72), born in Detroit, Michigan