Historical Events In December - 28
Monday, 27 March 2023
1969 On this day in history henry Oscar, actor (Saint in London), dies at 78
1970 On this day in history 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
1970 L Mendel Rivers, (Rep-D-SC), dies at 65 on December - 28.
1971 On this day in history maximilian Raoul Walter Steiner, composer, dies at 83
1973 Gulag Archipelago, an expose' of the Soviet prison system, is published by Alexander Solzhenitsyn on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history more than 5,200 people killed in Pakistan earthquake
1975 On this day in history red Army beats New York Rangers 7-3 at MSG
1975 On this day in history rob Niedermayer hockey player, was born at Cassiar, British Columbia
1976 On this day in history freddie King, rocker, dies at 42
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 On December - 28 elizabeth Jordan Carr, the first US test-tube baby, is born in Norfolk, Virginia.
1982 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1984 On December - 28 sam Peckinpah, director, dies of cardiac arrest at 59
1985 On this day in history warring Lebanese Moslem & Christian leaders sign peace agreement
1986 On December - 28 andrei Tarkovsky, dies
1987 On this day in history in Arkansas R Gene Simmons kills 16
1987 On December - 28 charles Malik, Lebanon's 1st delegate to UN, dies at 81
1988 On December - 28 uS 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affirms Yonkers is guilty of racism
1988 Hal Ashby, academy-award winning director, dies of cancer at 59 on this day in history.
1989 On this day in history robert Wickler, dies
1990 2 die in a NYC subway accident on this day in history.
1990 Ed van der Elsken, Dutch photographer (Sweet Life), dies at 65 on December - 28.
1991 On this day in history irene the Icon of the Greek Orthodox church returns after being stolen
1991 On this day in history ted Turner is named Time Magazine Man of the Year
1991 On December - 28 cassandra Harris, actress (For Your Eyes Only), dies of cancer at 39
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 On December - 28 timmins, Ontario country singer Shania Twain marries her producer Robert John "Mutt& Lang.
1993 Howard Caine, dies on December - 28.
1994 On this day in history julian Belfrage, theatre agent, dies at 60
1995 Harold Francis Collison, trade unionist, dies at 84 on this day in history.