On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1991

Famous Birthdays

  • Molly Ostertag, American cartoonist (Witch Boy books)

Famous Deaths

  • Dudley McConnell, American space scientist, headed NASA's Earth Science Division, dies at 55
  • George Treweeke, Australian Rugby League second rower (7 Tests, South Sydney), dies at 86
  • Lydia Hodson Copeland, America's Jr Miss (1972), dies at 37
  • Sylvia Fine Kaye, US lyricist and composer, dies at 78
  • [Lawrence] G. L. Vitto American DJ and TV host, dies at 69
1991 Highlights

About October 28, 1991

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Labour Day (New Zealand), October Bank Holiday (Ireland)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Scorpio