Historical Events In December - 28
Sunday, 09 August 2020
1945 The President directed that the Coast Guard be transferred from the Navy and returned to the jurisdiction of the Treasury Department on December - 28.
1945 On December - 28 theodore Dreiser, novelist (An American Tragedy), dies at 74
1946 Carrie Jacobs Bond, American composer (I Love You Truly), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1947 On this day in history chic Cards beat Phila Eagles 28-21 in NFL championship game
1947 On this day in history victor Emmanuel III, king of Italy (1900-46)/Ethiopia, dies at 78
1948 On this day in history the IDF crosses the Egyptian border
1948 IDF crosses Egyptian border on December - 28.
1948 Mahmud Nokrashy Pasha, PM of Egypt (19..-48), assassinated on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1950 On December - 28 chinese troops cross 38th Parallel, into South Korea
1952 On this day in history detroit Lions beat Cleveland Browns 17-7 in NFL championship game
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 44th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (5-0) on this day in history.
1956 Miss Frances [Horwich], last Ding Dong School on NBC-TV on December - 28.
1956 Roelof Kranenburg, Dutch social democratic party-chairman, dies at 76 on December - 28.
1957 On this day in history the two-millionth Volkswagen was finished on this day in 1957
1957 On December - 28 cBS states it won't broadcast baseball where minor league games are on
1958 Chipmunks (Alvin, Simon & Theodore with David Seville) hit #1 on December - 28.
1960 On December - 28 raymond Bourque hockey player, was born at Montreal, Quebec
1961 On December - 28 tennessee Williams' "Night of the Iguana," premieres in NYC
1961 Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, 1st lady (1915-21), dies at 89 on December - 28.
1962 On this day in history uN troops occupies Elizabethstad Katanga
1963 Last ever broadcast of 'That Was The Week That Was' on December - 28.
1963 On December - 28 "Double Dublin" closes at Little Theater NYC after 4 performances
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 this day in history.
1967 On this day in history kTSB (now KSNT) TV channel 27 in Topeka, KS (NBC) begins broadcasting
1967 On this day in history bĂ©la Schick, Hung/US children's physician (Scarlet Fever), dies at 90
1968 On this day in history 100,000 attend Miami Pop Festival
1968 Beatles' "Beatles-The White Album," goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks on this day in history.
1969 On this day in history neil Simon's "Last of the Red Hot Lovers," premieres in NYC