On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1994

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Baseball" TV Miniseries last airs on PBS
  • "Cats" 5,000th Broadway performance (joins A Chorus Line & Oh! Calcutta!)

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Ed Wood" film directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp premieres

Actor Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp
Film Director Tim Burton
Film Director
Tim Burton
  • 909 people die when an Estonian ferry capsizes & sinks in Baltic sea

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Saltzman, Canadian theater and film producer (Goldfinger), dies at 78
  • Jose Francisco Ruiz Massieu, Mexican PRI-politician, murdered at 48
  • Lady Huxley [Marie Juliette Baillot], Swiss sculptor and author, dies at 96
  • Urmas Alender, Estonian singer and musician (b. 1953)
  • Warwick Hutton, artist, dies at 55