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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.  

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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  Charles Cotton, English poet (d. 1687) was born on this day in history.  

1686  On this day in history birth of michael Brokoff, Czech sculptor (d. 1721)  

1715  On April - 28 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  Dirk de Grote, bishop of Verdun/Basel/archbishop of Trier, dies on this day in history.  

1109  On April - 28 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  On this day in history death of henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician  

1533  On April - 28 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  Death of Thomas Pitt, British Governor of Madras (b. 1653) on this day in history.  

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