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Historical Events In April - 28

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

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  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 this day in history.  

1980  Cyrus Vance, Carter's Secretary of State, resigns on this day in history.  

1980  Tommy Caldwell rocker (Marshall Tucker Band), dies on April - 28.  

1980  Dee Carroll, [Betty Jean Marsh], actress (Mad Bomber, Split), dies on April - 28.  

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 this day in history.  

1982  E Bowell discovers asteroids #2956 Yeomans & #3253 Gradie on April - 28.  

1982  L G Taff discovers asteroid #3343 Nedzel on this day in history.  

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

1983  On April - 28 ron James, cricketer (NSW's Sheffield Shield capt 1949-50), dies  

1984  On April - 28 glen H Taylor, US senator/VP candidate (1948), dies at 80  

1986  On this day in history chernobyl, USSR site of world's worst nuclear power plant disaster  

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

1987  Ben Linder, development worker, murdered by Contras in Nicaragua on this day in history.  

1988  Aloha Airlines Boeing 737 roof tears off in flight; kills stewardess on April - 28.  

1988  On this day in history nJ Devils set all time playoff mark for penalty minutes  

1989  On April - 28 olaff J de Landell [JB van Sparwoude], Dutch writer, dies at 77  

1990  On April - 28 "Chorus Line" closes on Broadway after 6,137 performances (15 yrs)  

1990  On April - 28 jean Blazer Baney, entertainer, dies  

1991  Ken Curtis actor (Gunsmoke), dies at 74 on April - 28.  

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

1991  The birth of Ken Curtis, American actor on April - 28.  

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

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

1995  Andrew Salkey, author editor/broadcaster, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1996  On April - 28 giles Grangier, film director, dies at 84  

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

2001  On April - 28 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  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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1750  On this day in history birth of paul Ignaz Kurzinger, composer  

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Famous Deaths In April - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1089  Dirk de Grote, bishop of Verdun/Basel/archbishop of Trier, dies on April - 28.  

1109  Hugo van Cluny, 6th abbott of Cluny/saint, dies on April - 28.  

1192  Death of Conrad of Montferrat (Conrad I), King of Jerusalem (b. mid 1140s) on this day in history.  

1498  On April - 28 death of henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician  

1533  On this day in history death of nicholas West, English bishop and diplomat (b. 1461)  

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  On this day in history death of thomas Pitt, British Governor of Madras (b. 1653)  

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