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Historical Events In April - 28

Thursday, 26 May 2022

1958  On April - 28 vanguard TV-5 launched for Earth orbit (failed)  

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  KLOE TV channel 10 in Goodland, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

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

1960  Anton Pancake, astronomer/marxist theorist, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

1961  Lt Col Gueorgui Mossolov takes E-66A to 34,714 m altitude on April - 28.  

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

1963  Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship on April - 28.  

1964  On April - 28 japan joins OECO  

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

1965  On April - 28 dominican Republic intervention began  

1965  US marines invade Dominican Republic, stay until October 1966 on April - 28.  

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

1965  On April - 28 ferdinand Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer/writer (Character), dies at 80  

1966  On this day in history 20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3  

1966  Ralph Bunker, actor (Ghost Goes West), dies of a stroke at 77 on this day in history.  

1967  Expo 67 opens in Montreal on April - 28.  

1967  Muhammad Ali refuses induction into army & stripped of boxing title on April - 28.  

1968  11 year-old Mary Bell strangles 4 year-old on April - 28.  

1968  T Smirnova discovers asteroid #2422 Perovskaya on April - 28.  

1969  On April - 28 charles de Gaulle resigns as president of France  

1969  General de Gaulle resigns as President of France on this day in history.  

1969  On this day in history johannes Rontgen, composer, dies at 70  

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

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

1971  Samuel Lee Gravely Jr becomes first black admiral in US Navy on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1974  Last Americans evacuated from Saigon on April - 28.  

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

1975  John Lennon appears on "Tonight" & Ringo on "Smother Brothers" on this day in history.  

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  Edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83) was born on April - 28.  

1545  Yi Sun-sin, Korean admiral (d. 1598) was born on April - 28.  

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  On April - 28 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.  

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 this day in history hugo van Cluny, 6th abbott of Cluny/saint, dies  

1192  Death of Conrad of Montferrat (Conrad I), King of Jerusalem (b. mid 1140s) on April - 28.  

1498  Death of Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician on this day in history.  

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 April - 28 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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