On This Day 28 September

Important Days

International Day for Universal Access to Information

World Rabies Day (International)

Important Events

2014 – The 2014 Hong Kong protests begin in response to restrictive political reforms imposed by the NPC in Beijing.


2016 – The 2016 South Australian blackout occurs, lasting up to three days in some areas.


2018 – The 7.5 Mw 2018 Sulawesi earthquake, which triggered a large tsunami, leaves 4,340 dead and 10,679 injured.


2018 – On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, the international project Tree of Peace was established (September, 28). One of the trees was planted personally by Zuzana Čaputová, President of the Slovak Republic.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1907 – Bhagat Singh, Indian activist (d. 1931)

1929 – Lata Mangeshkar, Indian playback singer and composer

1946 – Majid Khan, Indian-Pakistani cricketer

1966 – Puri Jagannadh, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter

1982 – Abhinav Bindra, Indian target shooter

1982 – Ranbir Kapoor, Indian actor and director

Death/ Death Anniversary

1994 – K. A. Thangavelu, Indian film actor and comedian (b. 1917)

2012 – Brajesh Mishra, Indian politician and diplomat, 1st Indian National Security Advisor (b. 1928)