On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bobby Orr scores his last career NHL goal (vs Detroit Red Wings)

Ice Hockey Legend Bobby Orr
Ice Hockey Legend
Bobby Orr
  • Don Ritchie runs world record 100k (6:10:20)
  • NBC's premiere of Kiss' acting debut, "Kiss Meets The Phantom of the Park" TV film

Famous Birthdays

  • Gwendoline Christie, English actress (Game of Thrones), born in Worthing, England
  • Justin Guarini, American singer
  • Marta Etura, Spanish actress