What Happened on September 28, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday

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
  • Wendy Ward wins LPGA Fieldcrest Cannon Classic

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

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

Actress Hilary Swank
Actress
Hilary Swank