On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1996

Historical Events

  • 1st ODI played in Kenya between home team & Sri Lanka
  • Joyce Giraud, crowned 8th Ms Venus Swimwear
  • Nebraska & Penn State are 5th & 6th major colleges to win 700
  • NY Yankee Jim Leyitz is 2nd catcher to wear a hockey mask
  • Orioles' Roberto Alomar suspended 5 games for spitting at ump
  • Troy Davis of Iowa State ran for 378 yards, 3rd highest in college football games (others: Michigan, Notre Dame, Texas & Alabama)

Famous Birthdays

  • Celeste & Johnny Edison, Assyria & Pele's twins, boy & girl

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Gibson, American folk musician, dies at 64
1996 Highlights

About September 28, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 25 years and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra