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Historical Events In December - 28

Monday, 25 October 2021

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

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  L Mendel Rivers, (Rep-D-SC), dies at 65 on December - 28.  

1971  Maximilian Raoul Walter Steiner, composer, dies at 83 on December - 28.  

1973  On this day in history gulag Archipelago, an expose' of the Soviet prison system, is published by Alexander Solzhenitsyn.  

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  Rob Niedermayer hockey player, was born at Cassiar, British Columbia on December - 28.  

1976  Freddie King, rocker, dies at 42 on December - 28.  

1978  Harry Winston, US jeweler for the "rich & famous", dies at 82 on this day in history.  

1980  On December - 28 amir Elahi, cricketer, 1st Pakistani Test cricketer to die  

1981  On this day in history elizabeth Jordan Carr, the first US test-tube baby, is born in Norfolk, Virginia.  

1982  On December - 28 frederick Douglass Hall, composer, dies at 84  

1983  Dennis Wilson, drummer/singer (Beach Boys), drowns at 39 on this day in history.  

1984  TV soap "The Edge of Night" ends 28 year run on December - 28.  

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  On this day in history andrei Tarkovsky, dies  

1987  In Arkansas R Gene Simmons kills 16 on this day in history.  

1987  On this day in history charles Malik, Lebanon's 1st delegate to UN, dies at 81  

1988  On this day in history 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  Robert Wickler, dies on December - 28.  

1990  On December - 28 2 die in a NYC subway accident  

1990  On December - 28 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1992  Mort Greene, US songwriter (My Grandfather's Clock), dies at 80 on December - 28.  

1993  On this day in history timmins, Ontario country singer Shania Twain marries her producer Robert John "Mutt& Lang.  

1993  On this day in history howard Caine, dies  

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

1995  Harold Francis Collison, trade unionist, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1164  Emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176) was born on this day in history.  

1484  On December - 28 birth of joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen  

1522  Margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583) was born on this day in history.  

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

1631  On this day in history birth of ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist  

1635  On December - 28 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  George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, British general (d. 1716) was born on this day in history.  


Famous Deaths In December - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0300  Death of Theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria on December - 28.  

1367  Death of Ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330) on December - 28.  

1446  On December - 28 clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies  

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

1542  On December - 28 albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52  

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 this day in history.  

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