On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1997

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Newscaster David Brinkley, 74, retires after 54 years in broadcasting

NBC News Anchor and Journalist David Brinkley
NBC News Anchor and Journalist
David Brinkley
  • 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
Actress
Hilary Swank

1997 Highlights

About September 28, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra