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Historical Events In April - 28

Saturday, 06 March 2021

1936  On this day in history foead I, king of Egypt (1922-36), dies  

1937  The first animated cartoon electric sign displayed (NYC) on this day in history.  

1937  On this day in history the first commercial flight across the Pacific, Pan Am  

1937  On this day in history 1st animated cartoon electric sign displayed (NYC)  

1937  Saddam Hussein, [At-Takriti], president of Iraq (1979- ) on this day in history.  

1938  King Zog of Albania marries Countess Geraldine of Hungary on this day in history.  

1938  Beverly F Albert, architect on this day in history.  

1939  Hitler claims German-Polish non-attack treaty still in effect on April - 28.  

1940  On this day in history glenn Miller records "Pennsylvania 6-5000"  

1941  Sgt. John Daniel Hinton, 20th NZ Battalion, won the Victoria Cross at Kalamai, Greece on this day in history.  

1941  On April - 28 the birth of Ann Margret, Swedish actress  

1941  Last British troops in Greece surrenders on April - 28.  

1941  Ann-Margret, Valsjobya Sweden, actress (Bye Bye Birdie, Tommy) on this day in history.  

1942  Nightly "dim-out" begins along the East Coast on this day in history.  

1942  On April - 28 "WW II" titled so, as result of Gallup Poll  

1943  On this day in history 1st performance of Marc Blitzstein's "Freedom Morning"  

1944  U.S. LSTs attacked during Operation Tiger on April - 28.  

1944  On this day in history stalin meets Polish/US priest S Orlemanski  

1945  On April - 28 bernito Mussolini Fascist leader & mistress captured, tried, & shot  

1945  On this day in history italian dictator Benito Mussolini shot by Italian partisans  

1945  On April - 28 the birth of Bernito Mussolini, Italian fascist leader  

1945  On this day in history british commands attack Elbe & occupies Lauenburg  

1945  On April - 28 bernito Mussolini, Fascist leader (Italy), tried & shot  

1947  Thor Heyerdahl & "Kon-Tiki" sail from Peru to Polynesia on April - 28.  

1949  On this day in history bkln, Commish Chandler suspends Durocher but he is absolved on May 3 NY fan charges Leo Durocher with assault after Giants lose 15-2 to  

1950  On this day in history bhumibol Adulyadej marries Queen Sirikit after their quiet engagement in Lausanne, Switzerland on July 19, 1949.  

1952  Ratification by Australia of peace treaty with Japan and official end of British Commonwealth Occupation Force (BCOF), Japan on April - 28.  

1952  The United States end their occupation of Japan on April - 28.  

1952  WW II Pacific peace treaty takes effect on April - 28.  

1952  On this day in history patty Berg wins LPGA Richmond Golf Open  

1955  On April - 28 wBIQ TV channel 10 in Birmingham, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting  

1955  On this day in history lode Cantens, Flemish playwrite (Gnomes of the City), dies at 43  

1956  On this day in history last French troop leave Vietnam  

1957  Patty Berg wins LPGA Western Golf Open on April - 28.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1442  On this day in history birth of edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83)  

1545  Yi Sun-sin, Korean admiral (d. 1598) was born on this day in history.  

1592  On April - 28 birth of george Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/English admiral  

1630  Charles Cotton, English poet (d. 1687) was born on April - 28.  

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

1715  On April - 28 birth of franz Sparry, composer  

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

1750  Paul Ignaz Kurzinger, composer was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1089  On this day in history 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  Death of Conrad of Montferrat (Conrad I), King of Jerusalem (b. mid 1140s) on this day in history.  

1498  On April - 28 death of henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician  

1533  Death of Nicholas West, English bishop and diplomat (b. 1461) on April - 28.  

1710  Death of Thomas Betterton, English actor on this day in history.  

1716  On this day in history death of louis de Montfort, French catholic priest (b. 1673)  

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

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