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Notable Historical Events for September 28th

1990Marvin Gaye gets a star on Hollywood's walk of fame

1960Ted Williams hits his final homer #521 (off Jack Fisher)

48 BCPompey the Great is assassinated on orders of King Ptolemy of Egypt after landing in Egypt.

1779American Revolution: Samuel Huntington is elected President of the Continental Congress, succeeding John Jay.

1930Lou Gehrig's errorless streak ends at 885 consecutive games

1956RCA Records reports Elvis Presley sold over 10 million records

1974US 1st Lady Betty Ford undergoes a radical mastectomy

1928Prussia forbids speech from Adolf Hitler

1937FDR dedicates Bonneville Dam on Columbia River (Oregon)

1995Mary Tyler Moore returns to series TV in "NY News" on CBS

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Notable Birthdays on September 28th

1852Henri Moissan [Ferdinand-Frederic-], Paris France, chemist (Nobel 1906), (d. 1907)

1977Se Ri Pak, Korean golfer

551 BCConfucius, Chinese philosopher (founder of Confucianism), (d. 479 BC)

1987Hilary Duff, Houston Texas, actress and singer (Lizzie McGuire)

1913Alice Marble, Beckworth California, tennis player (US Open 1936, 1938-40)

58 BCLivia Drusilla, wife of the Roman emperor Caesar Augustus

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Notable Weddings on September 28th

1956Russian president Boris Yeltsin (25) weds Naina Girina (24)

1922Stage and film actor James Cagney (23) weds dancer Frances Vernon

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Notable Deaths on September 28th

1895Louis Pasteur, French bacteriologist (Pasteurization), dies at 72

48 BCPompey the Great [Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus], Roman general and politician, dies at 59

1989Ferdinand Marcos, President of Philippines (1965-86), dies in Honolulu at 72

1953Edwin Hubble, American astronomer, first to announce existence of other galaxies, dies at 63

1991Miles Davis, jazz trumpeter, dies of pneumonia at 65

1891Herman Melville, writer (Billy Budd, Moby Dick), dies at 72

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