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Historical Events In December - 28

Friday, 15 January 2021

1945  The President directed that the Coast Guard be transferred from the Navy and returned to the jurisdiction of the Treasury Department on December - 28.  

1945  Theodore Dreiser, novelist (An American Tragedy), dies at 74 on December - 28.  

1946  Carrie Jacobs Bond, American composer (I Love You Truly), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

1947  Chic Cards beat Phila Eagles 28-21 in NFL championship game on this day in history.  

1947  On December - 28 victor Emmanuel III, king of Italy (1900-46)/Ethiopia, dies at 78  

1948  On this day in history the IDF crosses the Egyptian border  

1948  IDF crosses Egyptian border on December - 28.  

1948  On this day in history 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  Jack Lovelock, NZ/US surgeon/athlete (Olympic-gold-1936), dies at 39 on this day in history.  

1950  On December - 28 chinese troops cross 38th Parallel, into South Korea  

1952  Detroit Lions beat Cleveland Browns 17-7 in NFL championship game on this day in history.  

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

1954  43rd Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Sydney (3-2) on this day in history.  

1955  On December - 28 44th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (5-0)  

1956  On December - 28 miss Frances [Horwich], last Ding Dong School on NBC-TV  

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

1957  On December - 28 the two-millionth Volkswagen was finished on this day in 1957  

1957  On December - 28 cBS states it won't broadcast baseball where minor league games are on  

1958  On this day in history chipmunks (Alvin, Simon & Theodore with David Seville) hit #1  

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 December - 28 edith Bolling Galt Wilson, 1st lady (1915-21), dies at 89  

1962  On this day in history uN troops occupies Elizabethstad Katanga  

1963  Last ever broadcast of 'That Was The Week That Was' on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1966  On this day in history 13 die in a train crash in Everett Mass  

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

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

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

1968  On this day in history beatles' "Beatles-The White Album," goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks  

1969  Neil Simon's "Last of the Red Hot Lovers," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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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  Joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen was born on this day in history.  

1522  On this day in history birth of margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583)  

1619  Antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688) was born on this day in history.  

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 December - 28.  

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 December - 28 death of ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330)  

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

1503  Death of Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471) on this day in history.  

1542  On December - 28 albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52  

1622  Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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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