TODAY IN HISTORY
September 28, 1892
The first nighttime football game took place in Mansfield, Pennsylvania, as teams from Mansfield State Normal and Wyoming Seminary played under electric lights to a scoreless tie.
ALSO ON THIS DATE
William the Conqueror invaded England to claim the English throne.
Portuguese navigator Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo arrived at present-day San Diego.
The Congress of the Confederation voted to send the just-completed Constitution of the United States to state legislatures for their approval.
Flogging was abolished as a form of punishment in the U.S. Navy.