On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1891

Famous Birthdays

  • Myrtle Gonzalez, American actress regarded as Hollywood's first Latin and Hispanic movie star actress (Missy, Her Great Part), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1918)

Famous Deaths

Herman Melville

Herman Melville, American writer (Billy Budd, Moby-Dick), dies at 72

Moby Dick Author Herman Melville
Moby Dick Author
Herman Melville
1891 Highlights

About September 28, 1891

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 130 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra