Today in History - September 28th

  • 1781 – The Battle of Yorktown begins.

  • 1850 - Flogging was abolished as a form of punishment in the U.S. Navy.

  • 1960 – Ted Williams hits home run in last major league at-bat.

  • 1968 – Today in history "Hey Jude" by The Beatles hits number one on the Billboard Charts

  • 1989 – Deposed Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos died in exile in Hawaii

  • 1991 – Miles David dies at the age of 65

  • 2005 – House Majority Leader Tom DeLay was indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of conspiring to violate political fundraising laws. (The charge was later thrown out. Delay is awaiting trial on money laundering and conspiracy charges.)

  • 2005 – On this day in history the U.S. Treasury unveiled the new $10 bill, which features splashes of red, yellow and orange.

Historic and Important Birthdays

Say Happy Birthday to….

  • Naomi Watts (Actress)

  • Bridgette Bardot (Actress)

  •  Ben E. King (R&B singer)

  • Jeffery Jones (Actor)

  • Steve Largent (Football Hall of Famer)

  • Grant Fuhr (Hockey Hall of Famer)

  • Janeane Garafalo (Actress)

  • Mira Sorvino (Actress)

  • Moon Zappa (TV personality

  • Young Jeezy (Rapper)

  • Hilary Duff (Actress / Singer)

  • Ed Sullivan was also born today