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Historical Events In April - 28

Monday, 01 March 2021

1976  Eugen Roth, writer, dies at 81 on April - 28.  

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

1977  On this day in history ricardo Cortez, actor/director (Bad Company, Flesh), dies at 87  

1979  Feliks Roderyk Labunski, composer, dies at 86 on April - 28.  

1980  Alfred Hitchcock Diedfrom Liver Failure and Heart Problems on this day in history.  

1980  On April - 28 cyrus Vance, Carter's Secretary of State, resigns  

1980  On April - 28 tommy Caldwell rocker (Marshall Tucker Band), dies  

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  On April - 28 mickey "Toy Bulldog" Walker, welterweight champ (1922-26) dies at 79  

1982  On this day in history e Bowell discovers asteroids #2956 Yeomans & #3253 Gradie  

1982  On April - 28 l G Taff discovers asteroid #3343 Nedzel  

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

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 this day in history.  

1986  Chernobyl, USSR site of world's worst nuclear power plant disaster on this day in history.  

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

1987  On this day in history ben Linder, development worker, murdered by Contras in Nicaragua  

1988  On this day in history aloha Airlines Boeing 737 roof tears off in flight; kills stewardess  

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

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

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

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  Floyd B McKissick, US founder (CORE), dies on this day in history.  

1992  On April - 28 francis Bacon, Irish/British abstract painter, dies at 82  

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 April - 28.  

1993  On April - 28 jim Valvano, basketball coach (NC State), dies of cancer at 47  

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

1996  Giles Grangier, film director, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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

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 April - 28.  

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

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

1748  On April - 28 birth of lorenz Justinian Ott, composer  

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 this day in history.  

1109  On April - 28 hugo van Cluny, 6th abbott of Cluny/saint, dies  

1192  On this day in history 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  Death of Nicholas West, English bishop and diplomat (b. 1461) on this day in history.  

1710  Death of Thomas Betterton, English actor on this day in history.  

1716  Death of Louis de Montfort, French catholic priest (b. 1673) on April - 28.  

1726  On April - 28 death of thomas Pitt, British Governor of Madras (b. 1653)  

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