September 28 in history

September 28 events chronologically

235 Pope Pontian resigns. He and Hippolytus, church leader of Rome, are exiled to the mines of Sardinia
351 Battle of Mursa Major: the Roman Emperor Constantius II defeats the usurper Magnentius
365 Roman usurper Procopius bribes two legions passing by Constantinople, and proclaims himself Roman emperor
935 Saint Wenceslas is murdered by his brother, Boleslaus I of Bohemia
995 Members of Slavník's dynasty – Spytimír, Pobraslav, Pořej and Čáslav are murdered by Boleslaus's son, Boleslaus II the Pious
1066 William the Bastard (also known as William the Conqueror) invades England beginning the Norman conquest of England
1106 The Battle of Tinchebray – Henry I of England defeats his brother, Robert Curthose

Top 7 most famous people born on September 28

1852 John French 1st Earl of Ypres an Anglo-Irish officer in the British Army. He distinguished himself commanding the Cavalry Division during the Second Boer War, became Chief of the Imperial General Staff in 1912 but resigned over the Curragh incident and then served as the first Commander-in-Chief of the British Expeditionary Force for the first two years of World War I before serving as Commander-in-Chief, Home Forces, then becoming Lord Lieutenant of Ireland in 1918, a position which he held throughout much of the Irish War of Independence
1934 Brigitte Bardot a French former actress, singer, and fashion model, who later became an animal rights activist. She was one of the best known sex symbols of the 1950s and 1960s, and was widely referred to simply by her initials. Starting in 1969, Bardot became the official face of Marianne to represent the liberty of France
1947 Sheikh Hasina the current Prime Minister of Bangladesh, in office since January 2009. She previously served as Prime Minister from 1996 to 2001, and she has led the Bangladesh Awami League since 1981. She is the eldest of five children of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the founding father and first President of Bangladesh, and widow of the nuclear scientist A. Wazed Miah
1968 Naomi Watts a British actress. She made her screen debut in the Australian drama film For Love Alone and then appeared in the television series Hey Dad..! , Brides of Christ and Home and Away and alongside Nicole Kidman and Thandie Newton in the coming-of-age comedy-drama film Flirting. After moving to America, Watts appeared in films, including Tank Girl , Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering and Dangerous Beauty and had the lead role in the television series Sleepwalkers
1968 Mika Häkkinen a retired Finnish racing driver. He was the 1998 and 1999 Formula One World Champion, driving for McLaren and has been ranked among the greatest Formula One drivers in various motorsport polls. Häkkinen currently works in driver management and is a brand ambassador for various companies
1976 Fedor Emelianenko a Russian politician and retired Heavyweight mixed martial artist , sambist, and judoka. He has won championships and accolades in multiple sports, most notably in MMA Pride Fighting Championships , FIAS World Combat Sambo Championship , and Russian Judo Federation National Championship
1987 Hilary Duff an American actress and singer. She began acting at a young age and rose to prominence as a teen idol, playing the title character in the television series Lizzie McGuire and its 2003 film adaptation. The success of the series led to roles in films such as Agent Cody Banks , Cheaper by the Dozen , A Cinderella Story , and Cheaper by the Dozen 2. Duff has additionally appeared in numerous guest roles and appearances in television, including an award-winning recurring role on the third season of Gossip Girl as Olivia Burke, and the television film Beauty & the Briefcase. In 2014, she landed a starring role in the upcoming TV Land sitcom Younger as Kelsey. Other than that, she has acted in several independent films with praised roles in War, Inc. , According to Greta , and Bloodworth. Duff has also served as a voice actress for a number of direct-to-video animated features

Top 7 most famous people died on September 28

1891 Herman Melville an American novelist, writer of short stories, and poet from the American Renaissance period. The bulk of his writings was published between 1846 and 1857. Best known for his whaling novel Moby-Dick , he is also legendary for having been forgotten during the last thirty years of his life. Melville's writing is characteristic for its allusivity. "In Melville's manipulation of his reading", scholar Stanley Williams wrote, "was a transforming power comparable to Shakespeare's"
1895 Louis Pasteur a French chemist and microbiologist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization. He is remembered for his remarkable breakthroughs in the causes and preventions of diseases, and his discoveries have saved countless lives ever since. He reduced mortality from puerperal fever, and created the first vaccines for rabies and anthrax. His medical discoveries provided direct support for the germ theory of disease and its application in clinical medicine. He is best known to the general public for his invention of the technique of treating milk and wine to stop bacterial contamination, a process now called pasteurization. He is regarded as one of the three main founders of bacteriology, together with Ferdinand Cohn and Robert Koch, and is popularly known as the "father of microbiology"
1970 Gamal Abdel Nasser the second President of Egypt, serving from 1956 until his death. He planned the 1952 overthrow of the monarchy, and was deputy prime minister in the new government. In 1953, Nasser introduced far-reaching land reforms. Following a 1954 Muslim Brotherhood-led attempt on his life, he ordered a crackdown on the organization, put President Muhammad Naguib under house arrest, and assumed executive office. A June 1956 public referendum approved both the new constitution and Nasser's nomination for presidency
1978 Pope John Paul I born Albino Luciani , reigned 26 August 1978 to his sudden death 33 days later. His reign is among the shortest in papal history, resulting in the most recent Year of Three Popes, the first to occur since 1605. John Paul I remains the most recent Italian-born pope, ending a succession of Italian-born popes that started with Clement VII in 1523. He was declared a Servant of God by his successor, John Paul II, on 23 November 2003, the first step on the road to sainthood
1989 Ferdinand Marcos a Filipino lawyer and politician who served as President of the Philippines from 1965 to 1986. He ruled under martial law from 1972 until 1981. Public outrage led to the snap elections of 1986 and to the making of People Power Revolution in February 1986
1991 Miles Davis an American jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, Miles Davis was, together with his musical groups, at the forefront of several major developments in jazz music, including bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, and jazz fusion
2000 Pierre Trudeau the 15th Prime Minister of Canada from April 20, 1968 to June 4, 1979, and again from March 3, 1980 to June 30, 1984.