On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 2021

Historical Events

Film Premier

James Bond film "No Time To Die", the last starring Daniel Craig, premieres after an 18 month delay due to the pandemic

  • Russia reports its highest daily COVID-19 death toll of 852 amid its third wave of infections with less than half of the population vaccinated with one dose [1]
  • US National Inventors Hall of Fame announces it will induct two Black women for the first time; Engineer Marian Croak and ophthalmologist Dr. Patricia Bath

Famous Deaths

  • "Dr." Lonnie Smith, American jazz Hammond B3 organist (George Benson Quartet; Lou Donaldson), dies of pulmonary fibrosis at 79 [1]
  • B. Satyaji Rao, Indian cricket umpire (17 Tests 1960-79; 5 x Ranji Trophy finals), dies at 91
  • Carlisle Floyd, American opera composer (Susanna; Prince of Players), dies at 95
  • Tommy Kirk, American actor (Old Yeller), dies at 79
2021 Highlights

About September 28, 2021

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 28 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra