On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 2016

Historical Events

  • Hurricane Matthew forms near the Windward Islands, will go on to kill over 1000 in Haiti, the Caribbean and the US

Famous Deaths

  • Agnes Nixon, American television producer, director and writer (One Life to Live, All My Children), dies at 93
  • Gloria Naylor, American author (Women of Brewster Place), dies at 66
  • Max Walker, Australian cricket fast bowler (34 Tests, 138 wickets) and broadcaster (Nine Network), dies at 68

Person of interestShimon Peres

Shimon Peres, Israeli Prime Minister (Labor), President (2007-14) and Nobel Peace Prize recipient (1994), dies of a stroke at 93

Israeli Statesman Shimon Peres
Israeli Statesman
Shimon Peres

2016 Highlights

About September 28, 2016

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 4 years and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra