On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Georges Bidault elected president of France

Famous Birthdays

  • Caitlyn Jenner [born Bruce Jenner], American decathalete (Olympic gold 1976), TV personality, and prominent transgender figure, born in Mt Kisco, New York
  • Robert Mellors, gay activist
  • Surin Pitsuwan, Thai foreign minister and 12th Secretary General of ASEAN (2008-2012), born in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand (d. 2017)