On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1901

Historical Events

  • Guerrilla's assault unarmed US soldiers at breakfast in Balangiga ,Philippines, 44 killed; the abandoned town is burned in retalliation

Famous Birthdays

Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan, American newspaper columnist, and television host (The Ed Sullivan Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 1974)

  • Kurt Otto Friedrichs, German-American mathematician, and educator (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences), born in Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, German Empire (d. 1982)
  • Lily Bouwmeester, Dutch actress and comedienne (Pygmalion), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • William S. Paley, American broadcast pioneer (President and CEO of CBS, 1928-90), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1990)
1901 Highlights

About September 28, 1901

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 120 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra