Historical Events In December - 28
Monday, 18 February 2019
1969 Henry Oscar, actor (Saint in London), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1970 Paul Rose, his brother Jacques Rose, and Francis Simard captured at 4;30 am in tunnel under farmhouse near Montreal; suspected FLQ terrorists, kidnappers and murderers of Quebec Labour Minister Pierre Laporte on this day in history.
1970 On December - 28 l Mendel Rivers, (Rep-D-SC), dies at 65
1971 Maximilian Raoul Walter Steiner, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1973 On December - 28 gulag Archipelago, an expose' of the Soviet prison system, is published by Alexander Solzhenitsyn.
1974 More than 5,200 people killed in Pakistan earthquake on December - 28.
1975 Red Army beats New York Rangers 7-3 at MSG on this day in history.
1975 Rob Niedermayer hockey player, was born at Cassiar, British Columbia on December - 28.
1976 Freddie King, rocker, dies at 42 on December - 28.
1978 Harry Winston, US jeweler for the "rich & famous", dies at 82 on this day in history.
1980 Amir Elahi, cricketer, 1st Pakistani Test cricketer to die on this day in history.
1981 Elizabeth Jordan Carr, the first US test-tube baby, is born in Norfolk, Virginia on this day in history.
1982 On December - 28 frederick Douglass Hall, composer, dies at 84
1983 Dennis Wilson, drummer/singer (Beach Boys), drowns at 39 on December - 28.
1984 TV soap "The Edge of Night" ends 28 year run on this day in history.
1984 Sam Peckinpah, director, dies of cardiac arrest at 59 on December - 28.
1985 On this day in history warring Lebanese Moslem & Christian leaders sign peace agreement
1986 On December - 28 andrei Tarkovsky, dies
1987 In Arkansas R Gene Simmons kills 16 on this day in history.
1987 Charles Malik, Lebanon's 1st delegate to UN, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1988 On December - 28 uS 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affirms Yonkers is guilty of racism
1988 On December - 28 hal Ashby, academy-award winning director, dies of cancer at 59
1989 On December - 28 robert Wickler, dies
1990 On December - 28 2 die in a NYC subway accident
1990 On December - 28 ed van der Elsken, Dutch photographer (Sweet Life), dies at 65
1991 Irene the Icon of the Greek Orthodox church returns after being stolen on December - 28.
1991 Ted Turner is named Time Magazine Man of the Year on this day in history.
1991 Cassandra Harris, actress (For Your Eyes Only), dies of cancer at 39 on this day in history.
1992 The UN continues to protect the Kurds in Iraq from the Iraqi military on December - 28.
1992 Mort Greene, US songwriter (My Grandfather's Clock), dies at 80 on December - 28.
1993 Timmins, Ontario country singer Shania Twain marries her producer Robert John "Mutt& Lang on December - 28.
1993 On December - 28 howard Caine, dies
1994 Julian Belfrage, theatre agent, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1995 Harold Francis Collison, trade unionist, dies at 84 on December - 28.