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


Person of interestHerman 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? 129 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra