September 28 is the 271st day of the year. There are 94 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday (58 in 400 years each) than on Saturday or Sunday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Tuesday or Thursday (56).
+ 1892 – The first night game for American football takes place in a contest between Wyoming Seminary and Mansfield State Normal.
+ 1951 – CBS makes the first color televisions available for sale to the general public, but the product is discontinued less than a month later.
+ 1973 – The ITT Building in New York City is bombed in protest at ITT's alleged involvement in the September 11, 1973 coup d'état in Chile.
+ 1836 – Thomas Crapper, English plumber, invented the ballcock (d. 1910)
+ 1901 – Ed Sullivan, American television host (d. 1974)
+ 1909 – Al Capp, American author and illustrator (d. 1979)
+ 1987 – Hilary Duff, American singer-songwriter and actress