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Historical Events In April - 28

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

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

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

1937  On April - 28 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 April - 28.  

1938  On this day in history king Zog of Albania marries Countess Geraldine of Hungary  

1938  Beverly F Albert, architect on April - 28.  

1939  On April - 28 hitler claims German-Polish non-attack treaty still in effect  

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 this day in history the birth of Ann Margret, Swedish actress  

1941  On April - 28 last British troops in Greece surrenders  

1941  On April - 28 ann-Margret, Valsjobya Sweden, actress (Bye Bye Birdie, Tommy)  

1942  On April - 28 nightly "dim-out" begins along the East Coast  

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

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

1944  On April - 28 u.S. LSTs attacked during Operation Tiger  

1944  Stalin meets Polish/US priest S Orlemanski on April - 28.  

1945  Bernito Mussolini Fascist leader & mistress captured, tried, & shot on this day in history.  

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  British commands attack Elbe & occupies Lauenburg on April - 28.  

1945  Bernito Mussolini, Fascist leader (Italy), tried & shot on this day in history.  

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 April - 28 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 this day in history.  

1952  The United States end their occupation of Japan on this day in history.  

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

1952  Patty Berg wins LPGA Richmond Golf Open on April - 28.  

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

1955  Lode Cantens, Flemish playwrite (Gnomes of the City), dies at 43 on April - 28.  

1956  Last French troop leave Vietnam on April - 28.  

1957  On April - 28 patty Berg wins LPGA Western Golf Open  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1442  On April - 28 birth of edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83)  

1545  On this day in history birth of yi Sun-sin, Korean admiral (d. 1598)  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  On this day in history death of thomas Betterton, English actor  

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 April - 28.  

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