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Historical Events In December - 28

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

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

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

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

1948  The IDF crosses the Egyptian border on December - 28.  

1948  IDF crosses Egyptian border on this day in history.  

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

1949  On December - 28 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  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 this day in history.  

1953  On this day in history wLBT TV channel 3 in Jackson, MS (NBC) begins broadcasting  

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

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

1958  On December - 28 chipmunks (Alvin, Simon & Theodore with David Seville) hit #1  

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

1961  Tennessee Williams' "Night of the Iguana," premieres in NYC on December - 28.  

1961  On December - 28 edith Bolling Galt Wilson, 1st lady (1915-21), dies at 89  

1962  On December - 28 uN troops occupies Elizabethstad Katanga  

1963  On December - 28 last ever broadcast of 'That Was The Week That Was'  

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

1963  Abbott Joseph Liebling, American journalist/writer, dies on December - 28.  

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

1966  On December - 28 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  On this day in history béla Schick, Hung/US children's physician (Scarlet Fever), dies at 90  

1968  100,000 attend Miami Pop Festival on December - 28.  

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

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

1484  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688)  

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

1635  On this day in history birth of princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650)  

1655  On this day in history 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)  

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 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  Death of Francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618) on December - 28.  

1671  On this day in history death of johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611)  

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