On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Carr, Australian politician
  • Gillian Rose, philosopher/writer
  • Harold Dow, news correspondent (CBS, 48 Hours), born in Hackensack, New York
  • Jon Snow, British TV journalist (Channel 4)
  • Peter Hope-Evans, British singer and harmonicaist (Medicine Head), born in Brecon, Powys, Wales
  • Sheikh Hasina, Bangladeshi politician, Prime Minister of Bangladesh (2009-), born in Tungipara, East Pakistan
  • Volodymyr Troshkin, Ukrainian soccer defender (31 caps, USSR; Dynamo Kiev 205 games), born in Yenakiieve, Ukraine (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Francisco Santiago, composer, dies at 58
  • William B. Davidson, American film actor dies at 59
1947 Highlights

About September 28, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra