On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1986

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Browns' Gerald McNeil sets the team record for the longest punt return with an 84-yard run (and TD), Browns 24, Detroit 21
  • Record 23,000 start in a marathon (Mexico City)
  • Tight end Brian Foster of RI catches NCAA record 18 passes for 327 yds

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrés Guardado, Mexican soccer midfielder (158 caps; Deportivo La Coruña, Valencia, PSV), born in Guadalajara, Jalisco

Famous Deaths

  • Carmen DeRue, entertainer, dies
  • Robert Helpmann, Australian actor, choreographer and dancer (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Don Quixote), dies at 77