On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1887

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
1887 Highlights

About September 28, 1887

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra