Historical Events for 28th September 2023

1924 – General Plutarco Calles elected President of Mexico
1928 – US recognizes the Chinese nationalist government of Chiang Kai-shek
1941 – Ted Williams ended the baseball season with .406 batting avg
1961 – American medical drama series “Dr. Kildare”, starring Richard Chamberlain and Raymond Massey, premieres on NBC-TV
1961 – “Purlie Victorious”, a farce by Ossie Davis, opens on Broadway
1962 – “Jan Murray Show” last airs on NBC-TV
1963 – Giuseppe Cantarella roller-skates record 25.78 mph (415 k) for 440 yds
1984 – Krzysztof Penderecki’s initial version of “A Polish Requiem” premieres with Mstislav Rostropovich leading the Stuttgart Radio Symphony
1995 – Dennis Martínez’ fastball breaks Minnesota Twins Kirby Puckett’s jaw, in what becomes his final career plate appearance, in Cleveland Indians 12-4 win
2013 – 27 villagers are killed by Boko Harem in northeast Nigeria

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