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Historical Events In December - 28

Thursday, 18 April 2019

1924  On this day in history johnny Otis, [Veliotes], composer (Every Beat of My Heart)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  On December - 28 george/Ira Gershwin's musical "Tip-Toes," premieres in NYC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  On December - 28 bill [William] Westwood, British bishop of Peterborough  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  On December - 28 imperial Airways begins England-India mail & passenger service  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  On December - 28 arthur Mailey takes 4-362 off 64 overs (no maidens) NSW v Vic  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  Donald Carr, cricketer (England player in 50's, later MCC honcho) on December - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  On this day in history george Kaufman & Moss Hart's "Royal Family," premieres in NYC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  Anne Legendre Armstrong, ambassador (to UK) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1928  On this day in history last recording of Ma Rainey, "Mother of the Blues," made  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1928  Kamillo Lendvay, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1929  Wilfred Wop May 1896-1952 flies first official air mail north to Aklavik NWT on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  Maarten Schmidt, Neth/US astronomer (quasars) on December - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1931  On this day in history lin-Sen succeeds Chiang Kai-shek as president of Nanjing-China  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1931  On this day in history georg "Org" Marais, South African economist/underminister of Finance  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  Henry Vernon 'Harry' Howell hockey player, defenseman, was born at Hamilton, Ontario on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  John Blackham, cricketer (35 Tests as Aust WK, caught 37), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  Stalin used the assassination of an aide as an opportunity to execute more than one hundred officials, beginning a series of purges that eliminated most of the old Bolsheviks on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  On December - 28 w.P.A. Federal Art Project Gallery opens in NYC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  W P A Federal Art Project Gallery opens in NYC on December - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  On December - 28 clarence Day, writer (Life with Father), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1937  On this day in history fascist Octavian Goga becomes PM of Romania/begins spread of Judaism  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1937  On this day in history maurice J Ravel, Swiss/French composer (Bolero), dies in Paris at 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  On this day in history paul Gibb scores 106 on Test Cricket debut v South Africa  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  On this day in history florence Lawrence, silent screen actress (Confidence), dies at 48  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  On this day in history first flight of the Consolidated XB-24 Liberator bomber prototype.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On this day in history arthur Morris scores 111 in 2nd innings of 1st game after 148  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  State of siege goes into effect in Bohemia/Moravia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  Robert Sullivan becomes first pilot to fly the Atlantic 100 times on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  Oberkommando Wehrmacht orders strategist flight out of Kaukasus on December - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  Canadian troops enter the medieval town of Ortona after a week of battling enemy paratroopers in house to house fighting; Germans moved out quickly the night before when they were in danger of being cut off on December - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  All inhabitants of Kalmukkie deported, about 70,000 killed on December - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On December - 28 the Broadway musical On the Town opens in New York City.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  Eisenhower & Montgomery meet in Hasselt Belgium on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history congress officially recognizes "Pledge of Allegiance"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1164  Emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176) was born on December - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1484  On this day in history birth of joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1522  On this day in history birth of margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  On this day in history birth of antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1635  On December - 28 birth of princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1655  On this day in history birth of charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1698)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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Famous People Died On This Day In History

0300  Death of Theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1367  On December - 28 death of ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1503  Death of Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1542  Albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1622  On December - 28 francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1663  On this day in history death of francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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