SEPTEMBER 28th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1941 : Ted Williams became last player to hit .400 | & more about history on this day in the video… The Boston Red Sox’s Ted Williams played a double-header against the Philadelphia Athletics on the last day of the regular season and got 6 hits in 8 trips to the plate, to boost his batting average to .406, becoming the first player since Bill Terry in 1930 to hit .400.

MAJOR EVENTS iN HiSTORY ON THiS DAY ~ SEPTEMBER 28th …see the timeline below for more details, births & events…

PEOPLE BORN ON THiS DAY ~ SEPTEMBER 28th …in production …see the timeline below for more details & more events…

DEATHS ON THiS DAY ~ SEPTEMBER 28th ..in production …see the timeline below for more details & more events…


1066 ~ William the Bastard (aka William the Conqueror) invaded England beginning the Norman conquest of England.

1924 ~ The first round-the-world flight was completed.

1928 ~ The U.K. Parliament passed the Dangerous Drugs Act outlawing cannabis.

1928 ~ Sir Alexander Fleming  discovered a bacteria-killing mold growing in his laboratory, which later became known as penicillin.

1950 ~ Indonesia joined the United Nations.

1951 ~ CBS made the first color televisions available for sale to the general public, but the product was discontinued within a month later.

1963 ~ Whaam! the painting by Roy Lichtenstein debuted at an exhibition held at the Leo Castelli Gallery.

1971 ~ The Parliament of the United Kingdom passed the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 banning the medicinal use of cannabis.

1994 ~ The cruise ferry MS Estonia sank in Baltic Sea, killing 852 people.

2008 ~ SpaceX Falcon 1 was launched, becoming the first private spacecraft launched into orbit.

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