Historical Events In April - 28
Thursday, 13 May 2021
1976 On April - 28 eugen Roth, writer, dies at 81
1977 Christopher Boyce convicted for selling secrets on April - 28.
1977 On April - 28 ricardo Cortez, actor/director (Bad Company, Flesh), dies at 87
1979 Feliks Roderyk Labunski, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.
1980 Alfred Hitchcock Diedfrom Liver Failure and Heart Problems on April - 28.
1980 On April - 28 cyrus Vance, Carter's Secretary of State, resigns
1980 Tommy Caldwell rocker (Marshall Tucker Band), dies on this day in history.
1980 Dee Carroll, [Betty Jean Marsh], actress (Mad Bomber, Split), dies on April - 28.
1981 On this day in history mickey "Toy Bulldog" Walker welterweight champ (1922-26) dies at 79
1981 On April - 28 mickey "Toy Bulldog" Walker, welterweight champ (1922-26) dies at 79
1982 E Bowell discovers asteroids #2956 Yeomans & #3253 Gradie on April - 28.
1982 On April - 28 l G Taff discovers asteroid #3343 Nedzel
1982 Bert van Dongen, [Abraham J Cohen], Dutch singer/actor, dies at 66 on April - 28.
1983 Ron James, cricketer (NSW's Sheffield Shield capt 1949-50), dies on April - 28.
1984 Glen H Taylor, US senator/VP candidate (1948), dies at 80 on April - 28.
1986 Chernobyl, USSR site of world's worst nuclear power plant disaster on April - 28.
1987 Ben Linder development worker, murdered by Contras in Nicaragua on this day in history.
1987 Ben Linder, development worker, murdered by Contras in Nicaragua on April - 28.
1988 Aloha Airlines Boeing 737 roof tears off in flight; kills stewardess on this day in history.
1988 NJ Devils set all time playoff mark for penalty minutes on April - 28.
1989 Olaff J de Landell [JB van Sparwoude], Dutch writer, dies at 77 on April - 28.
1990 On April - 28 "Chorus Line" closes on Broadway after 6,137 performances (15 yrs)
1990 Jean Blazer Baney, entertainer, dies on April - 28.
1991 On April - 28 ken Curtis actor (Gunsmoke), dies at 74
1991 On this day in history space Shuttle STS 39 (Discovery 12) launched
1991 The birth of Ken Curtis, American actor on April - 28.
1991 On April - 28 floyd B McKissick, US founder (CORE), dies
1992 On April - 28 francis Bacon, Irish/British abstract painter, dies at 82
1993 On April - 28 sECDEF memo orders Armed Forces to train and assign women on combat aircraft and most combat ships, but not to ground combat positions.
1993 On this day in history jim Valvano, basketball coach (NC State), dies of cancer at 47
1995 On this day in history andrew Salkey, author editor/broadcaster, dies at 67
1996 On this day in history giles Grangier, film director, dies at 84
1997 On this day in history susan Seddon Boulet, artist, dies of cancer at 45
2001 On this day in history dennis Tito, a millionaire, becomes the first space tourist.