On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1997

Historical Events

  • Newscaster David Brinkley, 74, retires after 54 years in broadcasting
  • Ryder Cup Golf, Valderrama GC, Spain: Europe wins 14½-13½ to retain the Cup; first time event contested in continental Europe; first of 6 consecutive victories at home by Europe

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

St Louis Cardinals Mark McGwire hits his 58th HR of 1997 (34 with Oak A's)

MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Chad Lowe (29) weds actress Hilary Swank (23)

Actress Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank

1997 Highlights

About September 28, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra