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28th September - A Day in the life of India

Let's learn about the importance of 28th September, significant historical events in the history of India on 28th September, Birthdays on this day, deaths if any etc. If you have a Birthday on 28th September, you are sharing your Birthday with freedom fighter Bhagat Singh, legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, Olympian Abhinav Bindra, Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor, actress Mouni Roy and others. 

Festivals/Observations on 28th September

  • World Rabies Day

28th September in the History of India


  • India defeated South Africa by eight wickets in the first T20I. India restricted South Africa to 106/8 and chased down the target in 16.4 overs.
  • Surya Kumar Yadav broke the world record for most sixes in a calendar year in T20Is (45 sixes).
  • UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurates Lata Mangeshkar Chauraha (square) with a 40 feet long Veena at the centre of the square in Ayodhya on 28th September 2022.
  • India got its second CDS (Chief of Defence Staff), Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan on 28th September 2022. India's first CDS was Bipin Rawat. Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, SM, VSM is a veteran General Officer in the Indian Army who served as General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Command. He took office on 1 September 2019 following Lt. General Manoj Mukund Naravane's elevation to the post of Vice Chief of Army Staff. General Chauhan, was commissioned into the Gurkha Rifles, commanded a division in Kashmir, a corps in the east (4 Corps, poised against China) and finally the enormous Eastern Command.
  • GoI declares Popular Front of India (PFI) and its associates or affiliates or fronts as an unlawful association with immediate effect, for a period of 5 years on September 28, 2022. PFI & its associates include Rehab India Foundation (RIF), Campus Front of India(CFI), All India Imams Council(AIIC), National Confederation of Human Rights Organisation(NCHRO), and National Women's Front, Jr Front, Empower India and Rehab Foundation, Kerala. 
  • ASI finds 26 new temples, Buddhist caves, monasteries, Votive stupas and many other structures in a series of explorations in Madhya Pradesh's Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve.


  • 2019 - Jammu and Kashmir state administration lifted the Day time restrictions from 22 districts of the state, which comprises 105 police jurisdictions. J&K DGP Dilbag Singh said it's been done after seeing improvement in the situations in those areas.
  • 2019 - PM Narendra Modi met US presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard on the sidelines of UNGA74 (United Nations General Assembly 74th session.)
  • 2018 - On September 28th, 2018 the Supreme Court of India ruled that women of all age groups can enter Sabarimala temple. #SabarimalaVerdict

Famous Birthdays on 28th September

  • 1985 - Mouni Roy, a Bollywood film actress, rose to popularity for her lead role in the Nagin serial. Roy is a trained Kathak dancer. In 2018, she made her film debut with "Gold" opposite Akshay Kumar, she turns 34 on (28th September 2019) all set for the release of her upcoming film 'Made In China' co-starring Rajkummar Rao. 

  • 1982 - Ranbir Kapoor is a Bollywood actor, he made his acting debut with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Saawariya, Ranbir Kapoor won two consecutive Best Actor awards at Filmfare for his romantic drama Rockstar and the comedy-drama Barfi!. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani established him as a leading Bollywood actor. Kapoor's portrayal of Sanjay Dutt in Rajkumar Hirani's biopic "Sanju" is one of the highest-grossing Indian films of all time, for which he won another Filmfare Award for Best Actor. Kapoor is also a co-owner of the Indian Super League football team Mumbai City FC. 

  • 1982 - Abhinav Bindra, Indian Air Rifle shooter, Bindra is the first-ever Indian Olympian to win an individual Gold Medal for the country.

  • 1966 - Puri Jagannadh, an Indian director, producer, and screenwriter mainly works in Telugu Cinema. 

  • 1946 - Majid Khan, Indian-Pakistani cricketer

  • 1944 - Ranjit Mallick formerly a sheriff in Kolkata, is a film actor in Bengali cinema. He is very popular in Bengali films for his punchlines and dialogues. He has worked in dozens of movies including "Guru Dakshina", "Amader Songsar", "Sathi" and Mouchak.

  • 1929 - Lata Mangeshkar is popularly known as the Nightingale of India, celebrating her 90th Birthday on 28th September 2019, Born in Indore she worked as a child actor, before recording her first song for a Marathi film in 1942. Lata Mangeshkar is a playback singer, Music Director, and Producer in Indian Cinema. Mangeshkar has sung in 1000+ films in 36 different languages. She has been awarded India's Bharat Ratna, Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, 3 National awards and 7 Filmfare awards. France conferred her its highest civilian award 'Legion of Honor' in the year 2007. 

  • 1907 - Bhagat Singh, an Indian freedom fighter and martyr, was a legendary youth icon, and a revolutionary freedom fighter. He is considered the epitome of fearlessness & patriotism in India. He never wrote mercy petitions, never begged for clemency, and never disrespected Mahatma Gandhi despite having some differences. (died: 23rd March 1931)

Death anniversaries on September 28

  • 2023 - Ashwin Suryakant Dani was an Indian billionaire businessman and the non-executive chairman of Asian Paints Ltd.

  • 2023 - Mankombu Sambasivan Swaminathan was an Indian agronomist, agricultural scientist, plant geneticist, administrator, and humanitarian. Swaminathan was a global leader of the green revolution. He has been called the main architect of the green revolution in India for his leadership and role in introducing and further developing high-yielding varieties of wheat and rice.
  • 2022 - Indira Devi, Tollywood superstar Mahesh Babu's mother, passed away in Hyderabad due to ill health. She breathed her last at 4 a.m. on 28th September 2022. The actor's mother had been suffering from age-related health issues for the past few days and was admitted to AIG Hospital in Hyderabad.

  • 1793 - Rani Rashmoni was the founder of Kali temple in Dakshineswar, Kolkata She was appointed the priest of the temple by Shri Ramakrishna Paramhansa.

  • 1994 - K. A. Thangavelu, Indian film actor and comedian (born: 1917)
  • 2012 - Brajesh Mishra, Indian politician and diplomat, 1st Indian National Security Advisor (born: 1928)
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