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Historical Events In April - 28

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1878  On this day in history 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  On April - 28 alberto Pirelli, Italian industrialist  

1886  On April - 28 erich Salomon, German photographer  

1887  On April - 28 carl Ferdinand Pohl, composer, dies at 67  

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 April - 28.  

1892  On April - 28 1st performance of Antonin Dvor├ík's overture "Carneval"  

1892  Georges Antoine, composer on April - 28.  

1896  Heinrich von Treitschke, German historian, dies on this day in history.  

1900  Bruno Apitz, writer on this day in history.  

1901  1st soccer game between Belgium (8) & Netherlands (0) on April - 28.  

1901  Corry Vonk, [Cornelia D], wife of Wim Kan (ABC-cabaret) on April - 28.  

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 April - 28.  

1906  The birth of Kurt Gödel, czech mathematician on this day in history.  

1906  On this day in history bartholomeus J "Bart" Bok, Dutch/US astronomer (Milky Way)  

1908  On April - 28 arnoud Breeveld, Suriname bishop  

1910  On April - 28 the first night air flight (Claude Grahame-White, England)  

1910  On this day in history 1st night air flight (Claude Grahame-White, England)  

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

1912  Odette Hallowes, British classified agent in France (WW II) on April - 28.  

1913  On April - 28 g Neujmin discovers asteroid #751 Faina  

1913  On April - 28 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 this day in history.  

1914  On this day in history w H Carrier patents air conditioner  

1914  Skuli Halldorsson, composer on this day in history.  

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

1917  On April - 28 joop Waasdorp, Dutch writer (Naked Life)  

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

1919  On April - 28 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 this day in history.  

1592  On this day in history birth of george Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/English admiral  

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

1686  Michael Brokoff, Czech sculptor (d. 1721) was born on this day in history.  

1715  Franz Sparry, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1750  On April - 28 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  On April - 28 hugo van Cluny, 6th abbott of Cluny/saint, dies  

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

1498  On this day in history death of henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician  

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  On this day in history death of louis de Montfort, French catholic priest (b. 1673)  

1726  Death of Thomas Pitt, British Governor of Madras (b. 1653) on this day in history.  

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