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Historical Events In December - 28

Monday, 08 August 2022

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

1970  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  More than 5,200 people killed in Pakistan earthquake on this day in history.  

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

1975  On this day in history rob Niedermayer hockey player, was born at Cassiar, British Columbia  

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  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  Frederick Douglass Hall, composer, dies at 84 on December - 28.  

1983  On December - 28 dennis Wilson, drummer/singer (Beach Boys), drowns at 39  

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

1984  On this day in history sam Peckinpah, director, dies of cardiac arrest at 59  

1985  Warring Lebanese Moslem & Christian leaders sign peace agreement on this day in history.  

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

1988  Hal Ashby, academy-award winning director, dies of cancer at 59 on this day in history.  

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  Irene the Icon of the Greek Orthodox church returns after being stolen on December - 28.  

1991  Ted Turner is named Time Magazine Man of the Year on December - 28.  

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  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  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 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  On this day in history birth of margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583)  

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

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

1635  On December - 28 birth of princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650)  

1655  On December - 28 birth of charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1698)  

1665  George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, British general (d. 1716) was born on December - 28.  

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 this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330)  

1446  Clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies on December - 28.  

1503  On December - 28 death of piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471)  

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 this day in history.  

1671  On December - 28 death of johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611)  

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