On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1975

Historical Events

  • Bill authorizes admission of women to military academies
  • New York City Marathon: Tom Fleming claims men's title in 2:19:27; Kim Merritt wins women's event in 2:46:14
  • Oakland A's Vida Blue, Glenn Abbott, Paul Linblad & Rollie Fingers, no-hit California Angels, 5-0
  • The Spaghetti House siege, in which nine people were taken as hostages, takes place in London.

Famous Birthdays

  • Karan Ashley Jackson, Odessa Tx, actress (Aisha-Mighty Power Rangers)
  • Lenny Krayzelburg, American swimmer
  • Mandy Barnett, American country singer ("Maybe"; "The Whispering Wind"), born in Crossville, Tennesee

Famous Deaths

  • Agnes Windeck, German actress (A Time to Love and a Time to Die), dies at 87
  • Sidney Fields, comedian (Abbott & Costello), dies at 77
1975 Highlights

About September 28, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 46 years and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra