Historical Events In December - 28
Sunday, 13 June 2021
1903 On December - 28 george [Robert] Gissing, English novelist, dies at 46
1904 First weather reports published on this day in history.
1904 On this day in history 1st daily wireless weather forecasts published (London)
1904 On December - 28 clabon W Allen, Australian/British astronomer
1905 On this day in history intercollegiate Athletic Assn of US founded (becomes NCAA in 1910)
1905 On this day in history cliff Arquette, Toledo Oh, comedian (Charlie Weaver)
1906 Ecuador adopts its constitution on this day in history.
1907 On this day in history roman Palester, Polish composer: The Weichsel
1908 On December - 28 over 100,000 people die when a massive earthquake and resulting tsunami flattens Messina, Italy.
1908 On this day in history earthquake strikes Messina, Italy (nearly 80,000 died)
1908 On this day in history lew Ayres, Minn, actor (All Quiet on Western Front, Dr Kildare)
1909 Billy Williams, Waco Tx, singer (Your Show of Shows) on December - 28.
1910 Opera "Konigskinder" is produced (NYC) on December - 28.
1910 John Kerr, NZ, cricketer (opening batsman in 1930s) on December - 28.
1911 On December - 28 phani Majumdar, film maker
1912 San Francisco Municipal Railway starts operation at Geary St (MUNI) on this day in history.
1912 National Council of Young Israel convenes on this day in history.
1913 On this day in history lou Jacobi, Toronto Ontario, comedian (Dean Martin Show, Melba)
1914 Bernard Youens, British actor (Coronation Street) on December - 28.
1915 On this day in history san Francisco City Hall dedicated by Mayor James Rolph
1915 On this day in history sF City Hall dedicated by Mayor James Rolph
1915 On this day in history roebuck "Pops" Staples, US gospel/singer (Staple Singers)
1915 On December - 28 gerrit Jan van Heek, Dutch textile manufacturer/politician, dies at 78
1916 Noel Johnson, British actor (Frenzy, Frightmare, Royal Flash) on December - 28.
1916 Eduard Strauss, Austrian composer (318 dances), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1917 Ellis Clarke, president Trinidad & Tobago (1976-87) on December - 28.
1918 George H White, last post Reconstruction congressman (Penn), dies on December - 28.
1919 On this day in history inocenti Carreno, composer
1920 Steve Van Buren, NFL halfback (Philadelphia Eagles) on this day in history.
1921 On December - 28 eddy Doorenbos, Dutch vocalist/pianist/guitarist
1922 On December - 28 nyron Sultan Asgarali, cricketer (West Indian opening bat 1957)
1923 George Bernard Shaw's "St Joan," premieres in NYC on December - 28.
1923 On December - 28 andrew Duggan, actor (Secret War of Harry Frigg, Winds of War)
1923 On December - 28 alexandre-Gustave Eiffel, engineer (Eiffel Tower), dies at 91