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Historical Events In April - 28

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1976  On this day in history eugen Roth, writer, dies at 81  

1977  On this day in history christopher Boyce convicted for selling secrets  

1977  Ricardo Cortez, actor/director (Bad Company, Flesh), dies at 87 on April - 28.  

1979  On April - 28 feliks Roderyk Labunski, composer, dies at 86  

1980  On this day in history alfred Hitchcock Diedfrom Liver Failure and Heart Problems  

1980  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1981  Mickey "Toy Bulldog" Walker welterweight champ (1922-26) dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1981  Mickey "Toy Bulldog" Walker, welterweight champ (1922-26) dies at 79 on April - 28.  

1982  On April - 28 e Bowell discovers asteroids #2956 Yeomans & #3253 Gradie  

1982  L G Taff discovers asteroid #3343 Nedzel on April - 28.  

1982  Bert van Dongen, [Abraham J Cohen], Dutch singer/actor, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1983  Ron James, cricketer (NSW's Sheffield Shield capt 1949-50), dies on this day in history.  

1984  Glen H Taylor, US senator/VP candidate (1948), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1986  On April - 28 chernobyl, USSR site of world's worst nuclear power plant disaster  

1987  On April - 28 ben Linder development worker, murdered by Contras in Nicaragua  

1987  Ben Linder, development worker, murdered by Contras in Nicaragua on April - 28.  

1988  On April - 28 aloha Airlines Boeing 737 roof tears off in flight; kills stewardess  

1988  On April - 28 nJ Devils set all time playoff mark for penalty minutes  

1989  Olaff J de Landell [JB van Sparwoude], Dutch writer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1990  "Chorus Line" closes on Broadway after 6,137 performances (15 yrs) on this day in history.  

1990  Jean Blazer Baney, entertainer, dies on April - 28.  

1991  Ken Curtis actor (Gunsmoke), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1991  Space Shuttle STS 39 (Discovery 12) launched on this day in history.  

1991  On this day in history the birth of Ken Curtis, American actor  

1991  On April - 28 floyd B McKissick, US founder (CORE), dies  

1992  Francis Bacon, Irish/British abstract painter, dies at 82 on April - 28.  

1993  On this day in history sECDEF memo orders Armed Forces to train and assign women on combat aircraft and most combat ships, but not to ground combat positions.  

1993  Jim Valvano, basketball coach (NC State), dies of cancer at 47 on this day in history.  

1995  On April - 28 andrew Salkey, author editor/broadcaster, dies at 67  

1996  On this day in history giles Grangier, film director, dies at 84  

1997  Susan Seddon Boulet, artist, dies of cancer at 45 on this day in history.  

2001  On this day in history dennis Tito, a millionaire, becomes the first space tourist.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1442  On this day in history birth of edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83)  

1545  Yi Sun-sin, Korean admiral (d. 1598) was born on this day in history.  

1592  George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/English admiral was born on April - 28.  

1630  On April - 28 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.  

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  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 April - 28 death of thomas Pitt, British Governor of Madras (b. 1653)  

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