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Historical Events In April - 28

Saturday, 10 April 2021

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 this day in history kLOE TV channel 10 in Goodland, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting  

1960  On this day in history "Christine" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 12 performances  

1960  On this day in history anton Pancake, astronomer/marxist theorist, dies at 87  

1961  On this day in history lt Col Gueorgui Mossolov takes E-66A to 34,714 m altitude  

1962  On this day in history naval forces capture Forts Jackson and St. Philip, LA  

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

1964  On this day in history japan joins OECO  

1965  On April - 28 barbra Striesand stars on "My Name is Barbra" special on CBS  

1965  On April - 28 dominican Republic intervention began  

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  On this day in history ferdinand Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer/writer (Character), dies at 80  

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

1966  On April - 28 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  On April - 28 charles de Gaulle resigns as president of France  

1969  On April - 28 general de Gaulle resigns as President of France  

1969  Johannes Rontgen, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1970  Ed Begley actor (Mr Koppel-Leave it to Larry), dies at 69 on April - 28.  

1970  Ed Begley, actor (Mr Koppel-Leave it to Larry), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1971  On this day in history samuel Lee Gravely Jr becomes first black admiral in US Navy  

1971  On this day in history t Smirnova discovers asteroid #2093 Genichesk  

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

1973  On this day in history pat Henning, actor (Goodyear TV Playhouse), dies at 62  

1974  On this day in history last Americans evacuated from Saigon  

1974  On this day in history 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 April - 28 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  Edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83) was born on April - 28.  

1545  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of charles Cotton, English poet (d. 1687)  

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

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

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

1750  Paul Ignaz Kurzinger, composer was born on April - 28.  

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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  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  Death of Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician on this day in history.  

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

1726  Death of Thomas Pitt, British Governor of Madras (b. 1653) on April - 28.  

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