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Historical Events In December - 28

Monday, 28 September 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 this day in history theodore Dreiser, novelist (An American Tragedy), dies at 74  

1946  Carrie Jacobs Bond, American composer (I Love You Truly), dies at 85 on December - 28.  

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

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

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

1948  On this day in history iDF crosses Egyptian border  

1948  On this day in history mahmud Nokrashy Pasha, PM of Egypt (19..-48), assassinated  

1949  On December - 28 20th Century Fox announces it would produce TV programs  

1949  On this day in history 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  Detroit Lions beat Cleveland Browns 17-7 in NFL championship game on December - 28.  

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

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

1956  Roelof Kranenburg, Dutch social democratic party-chairman, dies at 76 on December - 28.  

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

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

1958  Chipmunks (Alvin, Simon & Theodore with David Seville) hit #1 on this day in history.  

1960  Raymond Bourque hockey player, was born at Montreal, Quebec on December - 28.  

1961  Tennessee Williams' "Night of the Iguana," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1961  Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, 1st lady (1915-21), dies at 89 on December - 28.  

1962  UN troops occupies Elizabethstad Katanga on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1963  On this day in history 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  On this day in history kTSB (now KSNT) TV channel 27 in Topeka, KS (NBC) begins broadcasting  

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  On December - 28 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 December - 28.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1164  Emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176) was born on this day in history.  

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

1522  Margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583) was born on this day in history.  

1619  On this day in history birth of antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688)  

1631  On December - 28 birth of ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist  

1635  Princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650) was born on December - 28.  

1655  On December - 28 birth of charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1698)  

1665  On December - 28 birth of george FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, British general (d. 1716)  

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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  Death of Ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330) on December - 28.  

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  On this day in history francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55  

1663  On December - 28 death of francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618)  

1671  Death of Johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611) on December - 28.  

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