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