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Historical Events In December - 28

Friday, 03 July 2020

1945  The President directed that the Coast Guard be transferred from the Navy and returned to the jurisdiction of the Treasury Department on this day in history.  

1945  On December - 28 theodore Dreiser, novelist (An American Tragedy), dies at 74  

1946  On this day in history carrie Jacobs Bond, American composer (I Love You Truly), dies at 85  

1947  On December - 28 chic Cards beat Phila Eagles 28-21 in NFL championship game  

1947  Victor Emmanuel III, king of Italy (1900-46)/Ethiopia, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1948  The IDF crosses the Egyptian border on this day in history.  

1948  On December - 28 iDF crosses Egyptian border  

1948  On December - 28 mahmud Nokrashy Pasha, PM of Egypt (19..-48), assassinated  

1949  20th Century Fox announces it would produce TV programs on this day in history.  

1949  On December - 28 jack Lovelock, NZ/US surgeon/athlete (Olympic-gold-1936), dies at 39  

1950  Chinese troops cross 38th Parallel, into South Korea on this day in history.  

1952  On this day in history detroit Lions beat Cleveland Browns 17-7 in NFL championship game  

1953  WLBT TV channel 3 in Jackson, MS (NBC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

1954  On December - 28 43rd Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Sydney (3-2)  

1955  44th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (5-0) on this day in history.  

1956  Miss Frances [Horwich], last Ding Dong School on NBC-TV on this day in history.  

1956  On this day in history roelof Kranenburg, Dutch social democratic party-chairman, dies at 76  

1957  The two-millionth Volkswagen was finished on this day in 1957 on December - 28.  

1957  On this day in history cBS states it won't broadcast baseball where minor league games are on  

1958  Chipmunks (Alvin, Simon & Theodore with David Seville) hit #1 on December - 28.  

1960  On this day in history raymond Bourque hockey player, was born at Montreal, Quebec  

1961  On this day in history tennessee Williams' "Night of the Iguana," premieres in NYC  

1961  On this day in history edith Bolling Galt Wilson, 1st lady (1915-21), dies at 89  

1962  UN troops occupies Elizabethstad Katanga on December - 28.  

1963  Last ever broadcast of 'That Was The Week That Was' on December - 28.  

1963  "Double Dublin" closes at Little Theater NYC after 4 performances on December - 28.  

1963  On December - 28 abbott Joseph Liebling, American journalist/writer, dies  

1964  On December - 28 premier of Dmitri Sjostakovitch' Stefan Rasin  

1966  13 die in a train crash in Everett Mass on December - 28.  

1967  KTSB (now KSNT) TV channel 27 in Topeka, KS (NBC) begins broadcasting on December - 28.  

1967  On December - 28 béla Schick, Hung/US children's physician (Scarlet Fever), dies at 90  

1968  100,000 attend Miami Pop Festival on this day in history.  

1968  Beatles' "Beatles-The White Album," goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks on December - 28.  

1969  On December - 28 neil Simon's "Last of the Red Hot Lovers," premieres in NYC  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1164  On December - 28 birth of emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176)  

1484  On December - 28 birth of joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen  

1522  On December - 28 birth of margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583)  

1619  Antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688) was born on December - 28.  

1631  On this day in history birth of ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist  

1635  Princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650) was born on this day in history.  

1655  Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  

1665  George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, British general (d. 1716) was born on December - 28.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0300  On December - 28 death of theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria  

1367  On this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330)  

1446  On this day in history clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies  

1503  On this day in history death of piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471)  

1542  On this day in history albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52  

1622  Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55 on December - 28.  

1663  Death of Francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618) on this day in history.  

1671  Death of Johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611) on this day in history.  

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