Historical Events In December - 28
Thursday, 06 May 2021
1969 Henry Oscar, actor (Saint in London), dies at 78 on December - 28.
1970 On December - 28 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
1970 L Mendel Rivers, (Rep-D-SC), dies at 65 on December - 28.
1971 Maximilian Raoul Walter Steiner, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1973 Gulag Archipelago, an expose' of the Soviet prison system, is published by Alexander Solzhenitsyn on this day in history.
1974 On December - 28 more than 5,200 people killed in Pakistan earthquake
1975 On December - 28 red Army beats New York Rangers 7-3 at MSG
1975 Rob Niedermayer hockey player, was born at Cassiar, British Columbia on December - 28.
1976 On December - 28 freddie King, rocker, dies at 42
1978 On this day in history harry Winston, US jeweler for the "rich & famous", dies at 82
1980 On December - 28 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 this day in history.
1982 Frederick Douglass Hall, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.
1983 On this day in history dennis Wilson, drummer/singer (Beach Boys), drowns at 39
1984 TV soap "The Edge of Night" ends 28 year run on this day in history.
1984 Sam Peckinpah, director, dies of cardiac arrest at 59 on December - 28.
1985 On December - 28 warring Lebanese Moslem & Christian leaders sign peace agreement
1986 Andrei Tarkovsky, dies on this day in history.
1987 On December - 28 in Arkansas R Gene Simmons kills 16
1987 Charles Malik, Lebanon's 1st delegate to UN, dies at 81 on December - 28.
1988 On this day in history uS 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affirms Yonkers is guilty of racism
1988 On December - 28 hal Ashby, academy-award winning director, dies of cancer at 59
1989 On this day in history robert Wickler, dies
1990 2 die in a NYC subway accident on December - 28.
1990 On December - 28 ed van der Elsken, Dutch photographer (Sweet Life), dies at 65
1991 On December - 28 irene the Icon of the Greek Orthodox church returns after being stolen
1991 On this day in history ted Turner is named Time Magazine Man of the Year
1991 On this day in history cassandra Harris, actress (For Your Eyes Only), dies of cancer at 39
1992 The UN continues to protect the Kurds in Iraq from the Iraqi military on this day in history.
1992 Mort Greene, US songwriter (My Grandfather's Clock), dies at 80 on December - 28.
1993 Timmins, Ontario country singer Shania Twain marries her producer Robert John "Mutt& Lang on this day in history.
1993 Howard Caine, dies on December - 28.
1994 On December - 28 julian Belfrage, theatre agent, dies at 60
1995 Harold Francis Collison, trade unionist, dies at 84 on December - 28.