On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1919

Historical Events

  • Fastest major league game (51 mins), Giants beat Phillies 6-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Countess Margaret Johnson, American jazz pianist, born in Chanute, Kansas (d. 1939)
  • Lenn Hjortzberg, Karlskrona Sweden, director (Persona, Devil's Eye)

Tom Harmon

Tom Harmon, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1940, Michigan; LA Rams) and broadcaster (CBS 1950-62), born in Rennselaer, Indiana (d. 1990)

1919 Highlights

About September 28, 1919

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 102 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Libra