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Historical Events In April - 28

Friday, 03 July 2020

1958  On this day in history vanguard TV-5 launched for Earth orbit (failed)  

1958  Vice Pres Richard Nixon begins goodwill tour of Latin America on April - 28.  

1958  Great Britain performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on April - 28.  

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 April - 28 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  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 this day in history 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  On this day in history uS marines invade Dominican Republic, stay until October 1966  

1965  Barbra Streisand stars on "My Name is Barbra" special on CBS on April - 28.  

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

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

1966  On April - 28 ralph Bunker, actor (Ghost Goes West), dies of a stroke at 77  

1967  Expo 67 opens in Montreal on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1969  On this day in history 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 April - 28.  

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

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

1971  Samuel Lee Gravely Jr becomes first black admiral in US Navy on April - 28.  

1971  On April - 28 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  John Lennon appears on "Tonight" & Ringo on "Smother Brothers" on this day in history.  

1975  Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

1545  On April - 28 birth of yi Sun-sin, Korean admiral (d. 1598)  

1592  George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/English admiral was born on this day in history.  

1630  Charles Cotton, English poet (d. 1687) was born on April - 28.  

1686  Michael Brokoff, Czech sculptor (d. 1721) was born on this day in history.  

1715  On this day in history birth of franz Sparry, composer  

1748  On this day in history 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  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  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  On April - 28 death of nicholas West, English bishop and diplomat (b. 1461)  

1710  Death of Thomas Betterton, English actor on April - 28.  

1716  On April - 28 death of louis de Montfort, French catholic priest (b. 1673)  

1726  Death of Thomas Pitt, British Governor of Madras (b. 1653) on this day in history.  

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