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Historical Events In April - 28

Monday, 23 May 2022

1878  The birth of Lionel Barrymore, American actor on April - 28.  

1878  Lionel Barrymore, [Blythe], Phila, actor (Free Soul, Dr Kildare) on this day in history.  

1879  On this day in history edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher  

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

1882  On this day in history alberto Pirelli, Italian industrialist  

1886  On this day in history erich Salomon, German photographer  

1887  On this day in history carl Ferdinand Pohl, composer, dies at 67  

1888  Henry DG Crerar, Canadian general (WW I/Italy/Netherland) on April - 28.  

1889  Antonio de Oliveira Salazar, premier/dictator Portugal (1932-68) on April - 28.  

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

1892  On April - 28 georges Antoine, composer  

1896  Heinrich von Treitschke, German historian, dies on April - 28.  

1900  On April - 28 bruno Apitz, writer  

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

1901  On this day in history corry Vonk, [Cornelia D], wife of Wim Kan (ABC-cabaret)  

1902  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 on April - 28.  

1903  M Wolf discovers asteroid #509 Iolanda on this day in history.  

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

1906  Bartholomeus J "Bart" Bok, Dutch/US astronomer (Milky Way) on this day in history.  

1908  Arnoud Breeveld, Suriname bishop on this day in history.  

1910  The first night air flight (Claude Grahame-White, England) on this day in history.  

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

1911  Frans Vroons, actor/tenor/director (Neth Opera) on April - 28.  

1912  Odette Hallowes, British classified agent in France (WW II) on this day in history.  

1913  G Neujmin discovers asteroid #751 Faina on this day in history.  

1913  On this day in history j Palisa discovers asteroid #750 Oskar  

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

1914  F Kaiser discovers asteroid #788 Hohensteina on April - 28.  

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

1914  On this day in history skuli Halldorsson, composer  

1916  M Wolf discovers asteroid #826 Henrika on April - 28.  

1917  Joop Waasdorp, Dutch writer (Naked Life) on this day in history.  

1919  On April - 28 the first jump with Army Air Corp (rip-cord type) parachute (Les Irvin)  

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

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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  Yi Sun-sin, Korean admiral (d. 1598) was born on April - 28.  

1592  George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/English admiral was born on April - 28.  

1630  On this day in history birth of charles Cotton, English poet (d. 1687)  

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

1715  On April - 28 birth of franz Sparry, composer  

1748  Lorenz Justinian Ott, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Famous Deaths In April - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1089  Dirk de Grote, bishop of Verdun/Basel/archbishop of Trier, dies on April - 28.  

1109  On April - 28 hugo van Cluny, 6th abbott of Cluny/saint, dies  

1192  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 April - 28.  

1726  Death of Thomas Pitt, British Governor of Madras (b. 1653) on April - 28.  

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