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Historical Events In December - 28

Thursday, 24 September 2020

1969  On this day in history henry Oscar, actor (Saint in London), dies at 78  

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  On December - 28 maximilian Raoul Walter Steiner, composer, dies at 83  

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

1974  On this day in history more than 5,200 people killed in Pakistan earthquake  

1975  Red Army beats New York Rangers 7-3 at MSG on December - 28.  

1975  Rob Niedermayer hockey player, was born at Cassiar, British Columbia on this day in history.  

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

1978  On this day in history harry Winston, US jeweler for the "rich & famous", dies at 82  

1980  Amir Elahi, cricketer, 1st Pakistani Test cricketer to die on this day in history.  

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 December - 28.  

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  Warring Lebanese Moslem & Christian leaders sign peace agreement on December - 28.  

1986  Andrei Tarkovsky, dies on this day in history.  

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

1987  Charles Malik, Lebanon's 1st delegate to UN, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1988  US 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affirms Yonkers is guilty of racism on this day in history.  

1988  On December - 28 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  Ed van der Elsken, Dutch photographer (Sweet Life), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1991  Irene the Icon of the Greek Orthodox church returns after being stolen on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  Howard Caine, dies on December - 28.  

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

1995  On this day in history 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 December - 28 birth of emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176)  

1484  Joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen was born on this day in history.  

1522  Margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583) was born on December - 28.  

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  Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  

1665  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  On this day in history death of piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471)  

1542  Albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52 on December - 28.  

1622  Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55 on December - 28.  

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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