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Historical Events In December - 28

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

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

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

1925  Bill [William] Westwood, British bishop of Peterborough on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  On this day in history imperial Airways begins England-India mail & passenger service  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  Arthur Mailey takes 4-362 off 64 overs (no maidens) NSW v Vic on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  On December - 28 donald Carr, cricketer (England player in 50's, later MCC honcho)  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  Last recording of Ma Rainey, "Mother of the Blues," made on December - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1931  On December - 28 lin-Sen succeeds Chiang Kai-shek as president of Nanjing-China  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1931  Georg "Org" Marais, South African economist/underminister of Finance on December - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1932  On December - 28 john Blackham, cricketer (35 Tests as Aust WK, caught 37), dies  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  W.P.A. Federal Art Project Gallery opens in NYC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  W P A Federal Art Project Gallery opens in NYC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1937  Maurice J Ravel, Swiss/French composer (Bolero), dies in Paris at 62 on December - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  Paul Gibb scores 106 on Test Cricket debut v South Africa on this day in history.  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  Arthur Morris scores 111 in 2nd innings of 1st game after 148 on this day in history.  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  On December - 28 robert Sullivan becomes first pilot to fly the Atlantic 100 times  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  Oberkommando Wehrmacht orders strategist flight out of Kaukasus on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  On this day in history 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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1944  The Broadway musical On the Town opens in New York City on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On December - 28 eisenhower & Montgomery meet in Hasselt Belgium  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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Famous Birthdays In December - 28

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1164  On December - 28 birth of emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1522  On December - 28 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  Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1635  Princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1665  On this day in history birth of george FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, British general (d. 1716)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In December - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0300  On December - 28 death of theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1503  Death of Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471) on December - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1542  Albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52 on December - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1663  On December - 28 death of francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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