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Historical Events In April - 28

Monday, 14 June 2021

1936  Foead I, king of Egypt (1922-36), dies on April - 28.  

1937  On this day in history the first animated cartoon electric sign displayed (NYC)  

1937  The first commercial flight across the Pacific, Pan Am on April - 28.  

1937  On April - 28 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 April - 28.  

1938  On this day in history beverly F Albert, architect  

1939  Hitler claims German-Polish non-attack treaty still in effect on this day in history.  

1940  On April - 28 glenn Miller records "Pennsylvania 6-5000"  

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

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

1941  On this day in history last British troops in Greece surrenders  

1941  Ann-Margret, Valsjobya Sweden, actress (Bye Bye Birdie, Tommy) on April - 28.  

1942  Nightly "dim-out" begins along the East Coast on April - 28.  

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

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

1944  U.S. LSTs attacked during Operation Tiger on this day in history.  

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

1945  On this day in history bernito Mussolini Fascist leader & mistress captured, tried, & shot  

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

1945  The birth of Bernito Mussolini, Italian fascist leader on April - 28.  

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

1945  Bernito Mussolini, Fascist leader (Italy), tried & shot on April - 28.  

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

1949  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 on this day in history.  

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

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

1952  On this day in history the United States end their occupation of Japan.  

1952  On April - 28 wW II Pacific peace treaty takes effect  

1952  Patty Berg wins LPGA Richmond Golf Open on this day in history.  

1955  WBIQ TV channel 10 in Birmingham, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1630  On April - 28 birth of charles Cotton, English poet (d. 1687)  

1686  On this day in history birth of michael Brokoff, Czech sculptor (d. 1721)  

1715  On April - 28 birth of franz Sparry, composer  

1748  On April - 28 birth of lorenz Justinian Ott, composer  

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  Dirk de Grote, bishop of Verdun/Basel/archbishop of Trier, dies on this day in history.  

1109  Hugo van Cluny, 6th abbott of Cluny/saint, dies on this day in history.  

1192  On this day in history death of conrad of Montferrat (Conrad I), King of Jerusalem (b. mid 1140s)  

1498  On April - 28 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  On April - 28 death of thomas Betterton, English actor  

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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