A Brief History
This article presents a chronological list of notable events that happened on September 28th. For each date below, please click on the date to be taken to an article covering that date’s event.
On September 28, 551 BC, Chinese philosopher Confucius was born, a life started that would have a major influence on billions of people for centuries to come.
On September 28, 48 BC, Pompey the Great was assassinated on the orders of King Ptolemy of Egypt after landing in Egypt.
On September 28, 235 A.D., Pope Pontian became the first pope to resign his office, only to live out his days exiled to the mines of Sardinia!
On September 28, 1066, a warrior leader known as “William the Bastard” invaded England from Normandy in what is now France.
On September 28, 2008, the history of space exploration reached a new milestone when SpaceX, a private company, launched their Falcon 1 unmanned spacecraft, the first private spacecraft launched into orbit.
On September 28, 2008, the history of space exploration reached a new milestone when SpaceX, a private company, launched their Falcon 1 unmanned spacecraft, the first private spacecraft launched into orbit. (NOTE: The link in the date for this entry leads to a different article than the other mention to this same event above.)
On September 28, 2008, the first Formula One night race was held, the Singapore Grand Prix.
On September 28, 2016, the third episode of American Horror Story: Roanoke aired.
On September 28, 2018, the 4th Thursday in September, we celebrated National Brave Day.
Supernatural psychological horror fans had their chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see Smile on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 7:00PM at Silverspot Cinema – Orange Village in Beachwood, Ohio!
Legal drama fans had their chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see The Burial on Thursday, September 28, 2023 at 7:00PM at Cinemark At Valley View and XD, 6001 Canal Rd., Valley View, OH 44125!
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For more information, please see…
Andrews, John and Matt Baker. Timeline of World History. Thunder Bay Press, 2020.
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