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Historical Events In December - 28

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

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

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

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  Mahmud Nokrashy Pasha, PM of Egypt (19..-48), assassinated on December - 28.  

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

1949  Jack Lovelock, NZ/US surgeon/athlete (Olympic-gold-1936), dies at 39 on December - 28.  

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 December - 28.  

1953  On December - 28 wLBT TV channel 3 in Jackson, MS (NBC) begins broadcasting  

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

1955  On this day in history 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  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 December - 28.  

1957  On this day in history 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  Raymond Bourque hockey player, was born at Montreal, Quebec on this day in history.  

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

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

1962  UN troops occupies Elizabethstad Katanga on December - 28.  

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

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

1963  On this day in history abbott Joseph Liebling, American journalist/writer, dies  

1964  On this day in history premier of Dmitri Sjostakovitch' Stefan Rasin  

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

1967  KTSB (now KSNT) TV channel 27 in Topeka, KS (NBC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

1967  Béla Schick, Hung/US children's physician (Scarlet Fever), dies at 90 on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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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  Joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen was born on December - 28.  

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

1619  On December - 28 birth of antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688)  

1631  Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  


Famous Deaths In December - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0300  On this day in history death of theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria  

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

1446  Clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies on December - 28.  

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

1542  On this day in history 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 this day in history death of francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618)  

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

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