Historical Events In December - 28
Tuesday, 16 July 2019
1945 The President directed that the Coast Guard be transferred from the Navy and returned to the jurisdiction of the Treasury Department on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history theodore Dreiser, novelist (An American Tragedy), dies at 74
1946 On December - 28 carrie Jacobs Bond, American composer (I Love You Truly), dies at 85
1947 Chic Cards beat Phila Eagles 28-21 in NFL championship game on December - 28.
1947 On this day in history victor Emmanuel III, king of Italy (1900-46)/Ethiopia, dies at 78
1948 On December - 28 the IDF crosses the Egyptian border
1948 IDF crosses Egyptian border on December - 28.
1948 On December - 28 mahmud Nokrashy Pasha, PM of Egypt (19..-48), assassinated
1949 20th Century Fox announces it would produce TV programs on December - 28.
1949 Jack Lovelock, NZ/US surgeon/athlete (Olympic-gold-1936), dies at 39 on December - 28.
1950 Chinese troops cross 38th Parallel, into South Korea on December - 28.
1952 Detroit Lions beat Cleveland Browns 17-7 in NFL championship game on December - 28.
1953 On this day in history wLBT TV channel 3 in Jackson, MS (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954 On December - 28 43rd Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Sydney (3-2)
1955 On December - 28 44th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (5-0)
1956 On this day in history miss Frances [Horwich], last Ding Dong School on NBC-TV
1956 Roelof Kranenburg, Dutch social democratic party-chairman, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1957 On this day in history the two-millionth Volkswagen was finished on this day in 1957
1957 CBS states it won't broadcast baseball where minor league games are on on December - 28.
1958 On December - 28 chipmunks (Alvin, Simon & Theodore with David Seville) hit #1
1960 On this day in history raymond Bourque hockey player, was born at Montreal, Quebec
1961 Tennessee Williams' "Night of the Iguana," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1961 On this day in history edith Bolling Galt Wilson, 1st lady (1915-21), dies at 89
1962 On this day in history uN troops occupies Elizabethstad Katanga
1963 On this day in history last ever broadcast of 'That Was The Week That Was'
1963 "Double Dublin" closes at Little Theater NYC after 4 performances on this day in history.
1963 Abbott Joseph Liebling, American journalist/writer, dies on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history premier of Dmitri Sjostakovitch' Stefan Rasin
1966 13 die in a train crash in Everett Mass on December - 28.
1967 On this day in history kTSB (now KSNT) TV channel 27 in Topeka, KS (NBC) begins broadcasting
1967 On December - 28 béla Schick, Hung/US children's physician (Scarlet Fever), dies at 90
1968 100,000 attend Miami Pop Festival on this day in history.
1968 On December - 28 beatles' "Beatles-The White Album," goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks
1969 On December - 28 neil Simon's "Last of the Red Hot Lovers," premieres in NYC