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