On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1966

Famous Birthdays

  • Erno Das, lighting tech/gaffer (Spiegels, Lovely Liza)
  • Puri Jagannadh, Indian film director
  • Scott Adams, NFL offensive linesman (Chicago Bears)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestAndré Breton

André Breton, French writer and poet, founder of Surrealism, dies at 70

Writer and Surrealist André Breton
Writer and Surrealist
André Breton
  • Eric Fleming, American actor (Gil-Rawhide), drowns at 41
  • Lucky Millinder, American R&B bandleader and singer, dies at 56
1966 Highlights

About September 28, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra