Historical Events In December - 28
Thursday, 04 June 2020
1945 On December - 28 the President directed that the Coast Guard be transferred from the Navy and returned to the jurisdiction of the Treasury Department.
1945 Theodore Dreiser, novelist (An American Tragedy), dies at 74 on December - 28.
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 The IDF crosses the Egyptian border on December - 28.
1948 On this day in history iDF crosses Egyptian border
1948 Mahmud Nokrashy Pasha, PM of Egypt (19..-48), assassinated on December - 28.
1949 On December - 28 20th Century Fox announces it would produce TV programs
1949 On December - 28 jack Lovelock, NZ/US surgeon/athlete (Olympic-gold-1936), dies at 39
1950 Chinese troops cross 38th Parallel, into South Korea on December - 28.
1952 On December - 28 detroit Lions beat Cleveland Browns 17-7 in NFL championship game
1953 On December - 28 wLBT TV channel 3 in Jackson, MS (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954 43rd Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Sydney (3-2) on this day in history.
1955 On December - 28 44th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (5-0)
1956 On December - 28 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 this day in history.
1958 On December - 28 chipmunks (Alvin, Simon & Theodore with David Seville) hit #1
1960 Raymond Bourque hockey player, was born at Montreal, Quebec on this day in history.
1961 Tennessee Williams' "Night of the Iguana," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1961 Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, 1st lady (1915-21), dies at 89 on this day in history.
1962 UN troops occupies Elizabethstad Katanga on this day in history.
1963 On this day in history last ever broadcast of 'That Was The Week That Was'
1963 On December - 28 "Double Dublin" closes at Little Theater NYC after 4 performances
1963 On this day in history abbott Joseph Liebling, American journalist/writer, dies
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 this day in history bĂ©la Schick, Hung/US children's physician (Scarlet Fever), dies at 90
1968 On December - 28 100,000 attend Miami Pop Festival
1968 On this day in history beatles' "Beatles-The White Album," goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks
1969 Neil Simon's "Last of the Red Hot Lovers," premieres in NYC on this day in history.