Historical Events In December - 28
Sunday, 16 June 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 December - 28.
1970 L Mendel Rivers, (Rep-D-SC), dies at 65 on December - 28.
1971 Maximilian Raoul Walter Steiner, composer, dies at 83 on December - 28.
1973 Gulag Archipelago, an expose' of the Soviet prison system, is published by Alexander Solzhenitsyn on this day in history.
1974 More than 5,200 people killed in Pakistan earthquake on this day in history.
1975 On December - 28 red Army beats New York Rangers 7-3 at MSG
1975 Rob Niedermayer hockey player, was born at Cassiar, British Columbia on December - 28.
1976 Freddie King, rocker, dies at 42 on this day in history.
1978 On this day in history harry Winston, US jeweler for the "rich & famous", dies at 82
1980 On December - 28 amir Elahi, cricketer, 1st Pakistani Test cricketer to die
1981 On this day in history elizabeth Jordan Carr, the first US test-tube baby, is born in Norfolk, Virginia.
1982 On December - 28 frederick Douglass Hall, composer, dies at 84
1983 On December - 28 dennis Wilson, drummer/singer (Beach Boys), drowns at 39
1984 TV soap "The Edge of Night" ends 28 year run on December - 28.
1984 On December - 28 sam Peckinpah, director, dies of cardiac arrest at 59
1985 Warring Lebanese Moslem & Christian leaders sign peace agreement on this day in history.
1986 Andrei Tarkovsky, dies on this day in history.
1987 On December - 28 in Arkansas R Gene Simmons kills 16
1987 On this day in history charles Malik, Lebanon's 1st delegate to UN, dies at 81
1988 US 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affirms Yonkers is guilty of racism on December - 28.
1988 Hal Ashby, academy-award winning director, dies of cancer at 59 on December - 28.
1989 On December - 28 robert Wickler, dies
1990 On December - 28 2 die in a NYC subway accident
1990 Ed van der Elsken, Dutch photographer (Sweet Life), dies at 65 on December - 28.
1991 Irene the Icon of the Greek Orthodox church returns after being stolen on December - 28.
1991 On this day in history ted Turner is named Time Magazine Man of the Year
1991 Cassandra Harris, actress (For Your Eyes Only), dies of cancer at 39 on December - 28.
1992 The UN continues to protect the Kurds in Iraq from the Iraqi military on this day in history.
1992 Mort Greene, US songwriter (My Grandfather's Clock), dies at 80 on December - 28.
1993 On December - 28 timmins, Ontario country singer Shania Twain marries her producer Robert John "Mutt& Lang.
1993 On December - 28 howard Caine, dies
1994 Julian Belfrage, theatre agent, dies at 60 on December - 28.
1995 Harold Francis Collison, trade unionist, dies at 84 on this day in history.