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