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Historical Events In December - 28

Friday, 03 July 2020

1969  Henry Oscar, actor (Saint in London), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1970  Paul Rose, his brother Jacques Rose, and Francis Simard captured at 4;30 am in tunnel under farmhouse near Montreal; suspected FLQ terrorists, kidnappers and murderers of Quebec Labour Minister Pierre Laporte on this day in history.  

1970  On December - 28 l Mendel Rivers, (Rep-D-SC), dies at 65  

1971  Maximilian Raoul Walter Steiner, composer, dies at 83 on December - 28.  

1973  Gulag Archipelago, an expose' of the Soviet prison system, is published by Alexander Solzhenitsyn on December - 28.  

1974  More than 5,200 people killed in Pakistan earthquake on December - 28.  

1975  On December - 28 red Army beats New York Rangers 7-3 at MSG  

1975  On December - 28 rob Niedermayer hockey player, was born at Cassiar, British Columbia  

1976  On this day in history freddie King, rocker, dies at 42  

1978  Harry Winston, US jeweler for the "rich & famous", dies at 82 on this day in history.  

1980  On this day in history amir Elahi, cricketer, 1st Pakistani Test cricketer to die  

1981  Elizabeth Jordan Carr, the first US test-tube baby, is born in Norfolk, Virginia on December - 28.  

1982  On this day in history frederick Douglass Hall, composer, dies at 84  

1983  Dennis Wilson, drummer/singer (Beach Boys), drowns at 39 on this day in history.  

1984  On December - 28 tV soap "The Edge of Night" ends 28 year run  

1984  On December - 28 sam Peckinpah, director, dies of cardiac arrest at 59  

1985  On this day in history warring Lebanese Moslem & Christian leaders sign peace agreement  

1986  On this day in history andrei Tarkovsky, dies  

1987  In Arkansas R Gene Simmons kills 16 on December - 28.  

1987  Charles Malik, Lebanon's 1st delegate to UN, dies at 81 on December - 28.  

1988  On December - 28 uS 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affirms Yonkers is guilty of racism  

1988  On this day in history hal Ashby, academy-award winning director, dies of cancer at 59  

1989  On December - 28 robert Wickler, dies  

1990  2 die in a NYC subway accident on December - 28.  

1990  On this day in history ed van der Elsken, Dutch photographer (Sweet Life), dies at 65  

1991  On this day in history irene the Icon of the Greek Orthodox church returns after being stolen  

1991  On December - 28 ted Turner is named Time Magazine Man of the Year  

1991  Cassandra Harris, actress (For Your Eyes Only), dies of cancer at 39 on December - 28.  

1992  The UN continues to protect the Kurds in Iraq from the Iraqi military on December - 28.  

1992  On December - 28 mort Greene, US songwriter (My Grandfather's Clock), dies at 80  

1993  Timmins, Ontario country singer Shania Twain marries her producer Robert John "Mutt& Lang on this day in history.  

1993  On December - 28 howard Caine, dies  

1994  Julian Belfrage, theatre agent, dies at 60 on December - 28.  

1995  On December - 28 harold Francis Collison, trade unionist, dies at 84  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1164  On this day in history birth of emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176)  

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 December - 28.  

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

1631  On December - 28 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 this day in history.  

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  Death of Theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1503  Death of Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471) on December - 28.  

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

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

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