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Historical Events In April - 28

Sunday, 29 November 2020

1958  Vanguard TV-5 launched for Earth orbit (failed) on April - 28.  

1958  Vice Pres Richard Nixon begins goodwill tour of Latin America on this day in history.  

1958  Great Britain performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on this day in history.  

1959  On April - 28 kLOE TV channel 10 in Goodland, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting  

1960  On April - 28 "Christine" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 12 performances  

1960  Anton Pancake, astronomer/marxist theorist, dies at 87 on April - 28.  

1961  Lt Col Gueorgui Mossolov takes E-66A to 34,714 m altitude on this day in history.  

1962  Naval forces capture Forts Jackson and St. Philip, LA on this day in history.  

1963  On this day in history marilynn Smith wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship  

1964  Japan joins OECO on April - 28.  

1965  Barbra Striesand stars on "My Name is Barbra" special on CBS on this day in history.  

1965  Dominican Republic intervention began on April - 28.  

1965  On this day in history uS marines invade Dominican Republic, stay until October 1966  

1965  On this day in history barbra Streisand stars on "My Name is Barbra" special on CBS  

1965  Ferdinand Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer/writer (Character), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1966  On April - 28 20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3  

1966  On this day in history ralph Bunker, actor (Ghost Goes West), dies of a stroke at 77  

1967  Expo 67 opens in Montreal on April - 28.  

1967  Muhammad Ali refuses induction into army & stripped of boxing title on this day in history.  

1968  On April - 28 11 year-old Mary Bell strangles 4 year-old  

1968  On April - 28 t Smirnova discovers asteroid #2422 Perovskaya  

1969  Charles de Gaulle resigns as president of France on this day in history.  

1969  On this day in history general de Gaulle resigns as President of France  

1969  On April - 28 johannes Rontgen, composer, dies at 70  

1970  On April - 28 ed Begley actor (Mr Koppel-Leave it to Larry), dies at 69  

1970  On April - 28 ed Begley, actor (Mr Koppel-Leave it to Larry), dies at 69  

1971  On April - 28 samuel Lee Gravely Jr becomes first black admiral in US Navy  

1971  On April - 28 t Smirnova discovers asteroid #2093 Genichesk  

1972  The courts awarded the Kentucky Derby prize money to 2nd place winner because the winner was given drugs before the race on April - 28.  

1973  Pat Henning, actor (Goodyear TV Playhouse), dies at 62 on April - 28.  

1974  Last Americans evacuated from Saigon on April - 28.  

1974  On April - 28 paul Page, actor (Girl from Havanna, Moth), dies at 70  

1975  On this day in history john Lennon appears on "Tonight" & Ringo on "Smother Brothers"  

1975  On this day in history jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian, dies at 48  

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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  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  Charles Cotton, English poet (d. 1687) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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  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 April - 28.  

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 April - 28.  

1716  Death of Louis de Montfort, French catholic priest (b. 1673) on this day in history.  

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

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