Historical Events In December - 28
Monday, 02 October 2023
1969 Henry Oscar, actor (Saint in London), dies at 78 on December - 28.
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 On this day in history maximilian Raoul Walter Steiner, composer, dies at 83
1973 On December - 28 gulag Archipelago, an expose' of the Soviet prison system, is published by Alexander Solzhenitsyn.
1974 On December - 28 more than 5,200 people killed in Pakistan earthquake
1975 Red Army beats New York Rangers 7-3 at MSG on this day in history.
1975 On December - 28 rob Niedermayer hockey player, was born at Cassiar, British Columbia
1976 Freddie King, rocker, dies at 42 on December - 28.
1978 On this day in history harry Winston, US jeweler for the "rich & famous", dies at 82
1980 On this day in history amir Elahi, cricketer, 1st Pakistani Test cricketer to die
1981 Elizabeth Jordan Carr, the first US test-tube baby, is born in Norfolk, Virginia on December - 28.
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 Warring Lebanese Moslem & Christian leaders sign peace agreement on this day in history.
1986 Andrei Tarkovsky, dies on December - 28.
1987 In Arkansas R Gene Simmons kills 16 on December - 28.
1987 Charles Malik, Lebanon's 1st delegate to UN, dies at 81 on December - 28.
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 this day in history.
1989 Robert Wickler, dies on December - 28.
1990 On this day in history 2 die in a NYC subway accident
1990 Ed van der Elsken, Dutch photographer (Sweet Life), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1991 Irene the Icon of the Greek Orthodox church returns after being stolen on this day in history.
1991 On December - 28 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 December - 28.
1992 On December - 28 mort Greene, US songwriter (My Grandfather's Clock), dies at 80
1993 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1995 On December - 28 harold Francis Collison, trade unionist, dies at 84