Historical Events In December - 28
Monday, 18 February 2019
1903 On December - 28 george [Robert] Gissing, English novelist, dies at 46
1904 On this day in history first weather reports published
1904 1st daily wireless weather forecasts published (London) on December - 28.
1904 On this day in history clabon W Allen, Australian/British astronomer
1905 On December - 28 intercollegiate Athletic Assn of US founded (becomes NCAA in 1910)
1905 On this day in history cliff Arquette, Toledo Oh, comedian (Charlie Weaver)
1906 On December - 28 ecuador adopts its constitution
1907 On December - 28 roman Palester, Polish composer: The Weichsel
1908 Over 100,000 people die when a massive earthquake and resulting tsunami flattens Messina, Italy on this day in history.
1908 On this day in history earthquake strikes Messina, Italy (nearly 80,000 died)
1908 On this day in history lew Ayres, Minn, actor (All Quiet on Western Front, Dr Kildare)
1909 On December - 28 billy Williams, Waco Tx, singer (Your Show of Shows)
1910 Opera "Konigskinder" is produced (NYC) on December - 28.
1910 John Kerr, NZ, cricketer (opening batsman in 1930s) on December - 28.
1911 On December - 28 phani Majumdar, film maker
1912 On this day in history san Francisco Municipal Railway starts operation at Geary St (MUNI)
1912 On December - 28 national Council of Young Israel convenes
1913 Lou Jacobi, Toronto Ontario, comedian (Dean Martin Show, Melba) on December - 28.
1914 Bernard Youens, British actor (Coronation Street) on this day in history.
1915 San Francisco City Hall dedicated by Mayor James Rolph on this day in history.
1915 SF City Hall dedicated by Mayor James Rolph on this day in history.
1915 Roebuck "Pops" Staples, US gospel/singer (Staple Singers) on December - 28.
1915 Gerrit Jan van Heek, Dutch textile manufacturer/politician, dies at 78 on December - 28.
1916 Noel Johnson, British actor (Frenzy, Frightmare, Royal Flash) on December - 28.
1916 Eduard Strauss, Austrian composer (318 dances), dies at 81 on December - 28.
1917 Ellis Clarke, president Trinidad & Tobago (1976-87) on December - 28.
1918 On this day in history george H White, last post Reconstruction congressman (Penn), dies
1919 On this day in history inocenti Carreno, composer
1920 On December - 28 steve Van Buren, NFL halfback (Philadelphia Eagles)
1921 Eddy Doorenbos, Dutch vocalist/pianist/guitarist on this day in history.
1922 Nyron Sultan Asgarali, cricketer (West Indian opening bat 1957) on December - 28.
1923 On this day in history george Bernard Shaw's "St Joan," premieres in NYC
1923 On December - 28 andrew Duggan, actor (Secret War of Harry Frigg, Winds of War)
1923 Alexandre-Gustave Eiffel, engineer (Eiffel Tower), dies at 91 on December - 28.