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Historical Events In April - 28

Thursday, 25 February 2021

1878  On April - 28 the birth of Lionel Barrymore, American actor  

1878  Lionel Barrymore, [Blythe], Phila, actor (Free Soul, Dr Kildare) on April - 28.  

1879  Edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher on April - 28.  

1881  On this day in history robert W Ollinger, US warden/last victim of Billy the Kid, dies  

1882  Alberto Pirelli, Italian industrialist on April - 28.  

1886  On this day in history erich Salomon, German photographer  

1887  Carl Ferdinand Pohl, composer, dies at 67 on April - 28.  

1888  Henry DG Crerar, Canadian general (WW I/Italy/Netherland) on this day in history.  

1889  Antonio de Oliveira Salazar, premier/dictator Portugal (1932-68) on this day in history.  

1892  On this day in history 1st performance of Antonin Dvor├ík's overture "Carneval"  

1892  On April - 28 georges Antoine, composer  

1896  On this day in history heinrich von Treitschke, German historian, dies  

1900  On this day in history bruno Apitz, writer  

1901  1st soccer game between Belgium (8) & Netherlands (0) on this day in history.  

1901  On April - 28 corry Vonk, [Cornelia D], wife of Wim Kan (ABC-cabaret)  

1902  On April - 28 using the ISO 8601 standard Year Zero definition for the Gregorian calendar preceded by the Julian calendar, the one billionth minute since the start of January 1, Year Zero occurs at 10:40 AM on this date.  

1903  On April - 28 m Wolf discovers asteroid #509 Iolanda  

1906  On April - 28 the birth of Kurt Gödel, czech mathematician  

1906  Bartholomeus J "Bart" Bok, Dutch/US astronomer (Milky Way) on April - 28.  

1908  On this day in history arnoud Breeveld, Suriname bishop  

1910  On this day in history the first night air flight (Claude Grahame-White, England)  

1910  1st night air flight (Claude Grahame-White, England) on April - 28.  

1911  Frans Vroons, actor/tenor/director (Neth Opera) on this day in history.  

1912  On April - 28 odette Hallowes, British classified agent in France (WW II)  

1913  On this day in history g Neujmin discovers asteroid #751 Faina  

1913  J Palisa discovers asteroid #750 Oskar on April - 28.  

1914  181 die in coal mine collapse at Eccles WV on this day in history.  

1914  On April - 28 f Kaiser discovers asteroid #788 Hohensteina  

1914  W H Carrier patents air conditioner on this day in history.  

1914  On April - 28 skuli Halldorsson, composer  

1916  M Wolf discovers asteroid #826 Henrika on this day in history.  

1917  Joop Waasdorp, Dutch writer (Naked Life) on April - 28.  

1919  The first jump with Army Air Corp (rip-cord type) parachute (Les Irvin) on April - 28.  

1919  1st jump with Army Air Corp (rip-cord type) parachute (Les Irvin) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1442  Edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83) was born on this day in history.  

1545  On April - 28 birth of yi Sun-sin, Korean admiral (d. 1598)  

1592  George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/English admiral was born on this day in history.  

1630  Charles Cotton, English poet (d. 1687) was born on this day in history.  

1686  Michael Brokoff, Czech sculptor (d. 1721) was born on April - 28.  

1715  Franz Sparry, composer was born on April - 28.  

1748  Lorenz Justinian Ott, composer was born on April - 28.  

1750  On this day in history birth of paul Ignaz Kurzinger, composer  

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Famous Deaths In April - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1089  On April - 28 dirk de Grote, bishop of Verdun/Basel/archbishop of Trier, dies  

1109  Hugo van Cluny, 6th abbott of Cluny/saint, dies on April - 28.  

1192  On April - 28 death of conrad of Montferrat (Conrad I), King of Jerusalem (b. mid 1140s)  

1498  Death of Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician on April - 28.  

1533  On this day in history death of nicholas West, English bishop and diplomat (b. 1461)  

1710  Death of Thomas Betterton, English actor on April - 28.  

1716  Death of Louis de Montfort, French catholic priest (b. 1673) on this day in history.  

1726  On this day in history death of thomas Pitt, British Governor of Madras (b. 1653)  

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