28 September It Happened Today
1573 Death of Italian painter Caravaggio.
1841 Birth of French prime minister Georges Clemenceau.
1891 Death of American author of Moby Dick, Herman Melville.
1895 Death of French chemist Louis Pasteur.
1934 Birth of French actress Brigitte Bardot.
1964 Death of Harpo Marx.
1978 Pope John Paul I is found dead after only 33 days in office.