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 This day in History - September 28
595 Historic Events for September 28
1888

Herman McNeile, Cornwall England, soldier/novelist (Bull-Dog Drummond)

Birth
1889

Octavus L "Octave" van Aerschot, Dutch violinist/actor (Hippie)

Birth
1889

D P "Dad" Carter, baritone (Chuck Wagon Gang)

Birth
1889

Carlos I FLMVMRGGXF of Assisi JS, king of Portugal

Birth
1889

Carlos I crowned King of Portugal (1889-1908)

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1891

Herman Melville, writer (Billy Budd, Moby Dick), dies at 72

Death
1892

Ruth Stonehouse

Birth
1892

Elmer Rice, NYC, playwright/director/novelist (Pulitzer-Street Scene)

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1892

Edmond Thieffry, Belgian WW I pilot/air pioneer

Birth
1892

1st night football game played (Mansfield Pa)

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1893

Marie V Felix, prince of Luxemburg/Bourbon-Parma

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1894

Simon Marks and Tom Spencer open Penny Bazaar in Manchester

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1895

Wallace K Harrison, Worcester Mass, US architect (UN, Lincoln Center)

Birth
1895

Lawton Whitey Witt, outfielder (NY Yankees, 1922-25)

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1895

Charles Petrie, Liverpool, historian

Birth
1895

Louis Pasteur, French bacteriologist (Pasteurization), dies at 72

Death
1895

Dave Franklin, NYC, composer (Hop-a-long Cassidy)

Birth
1897

Muchtar Auesow, writer

Birth
1899

Giovanni Segantini, Italian painter (Become his fare), dies

Death
1899

Transvaal mobilizes

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1901

William Samuel Paley, Chicago Ill, pres/CEO of CBS (1928-90)

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1901

Lily Bouwmeester, Dutch actress/comedienne (Pygmalion)

Birth
1901

Friedrichs, mathematician

Birth
1901

Guerrilla's assault unarmed US soldiers in Balangiga Phil, 38 killed

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1902

Emile Zola, French writer (Nana/Germinal/J'accuse), dies at 62

Death