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Born on this Day in History: September 28, 1901 - Ed Sullivan was a Broadway gossip columnist for the Daily News when CBS hired him to host its variety program "Toast of the Town" (1948–55), later called "The Ed Sullivan Show" (1955–71). Known for his talent at discovering interesting new performers, Sullivan featured a wide range of acts, including the American TV debut of The Beatles in 1964.
On this Day in History: September 28, 1941 - The Boston Red Sox's Ted Williams plays a double-header against the Philadelphia Athletics on the last day of the regular season and gets six hits in eight trips to the plate, to boost his batting average to .406 and become the first player since Bill Terry in 1930 to hit .400. Williams, who spent his entire career with the Sox, played his final game exactly 19 years later, on September 28, 1960, at Boston’s Fenway Park and hit a home run in his last time at bat, for a career total of 521 homeruns.