Historical Events In December - 28
Monday, 03 August 2020
1969 Henry Oscar, actor (Saint in London), dies at 78 on this day in history.
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 On December - 28 l Mendel Rivers, (Rep-D-SC), dies at 65
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 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 On December - 28 freddie King, rocker, dies at 42
1978 Harry Winston, US jeweler for the "rich & famous", dies at 82 on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history 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 Frederick Douglass Hall, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.
1983 On this day in history dennis Wilson, drummer/singer (Beach Boys), drowns at 39
1984 On this day in history tV soap "The Edge of Night" ends 28 year run
1984 On this day in history sam Peckinpah, director, dies of cardiac arrest at 59
1985 On December - 28 warring Lebanese Moslem & Christian leaders sign peace agreement
1986 On this day in history 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 US 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affirms Yonkers is guilty of racism on December - 28.
1988 On this day in history hal Ashby, academy-award winning director, dies of cancer at 59
1989 Robert Wickler, dies on this day in history.
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 On December - 28 cassandra Harris, actress (For Your Eyes Only), dies of cancer at 39
1992 On this day in history the UN continues to protect the Kurds in Iraq from the Iraqi military
1992 On this day in history 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 Harold Francis Collison, trade unionist, dies at 84 on December - 28.