Historical Events In December - 28
Thursday, 18 April 2019
1969 On December - 28 henry Oscar, actor (Saint in London), dies at 78
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 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 On this day in history gulag Archipelago, an expose' of the Soviet prison system, is published by Alexander Solzhenitsyn.
1974 On this day in history 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 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 December - 28 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 On December - 28 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 Warring Lebanese Moslem & Christian leaders sign peace agreement on this day in history.
1986 Andrei Tarkovsky, dies on December - 28.
1987 On this day in history in Arkansas R Gene Simmons kills 16
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 this day in history.
1988 On this day in history hal Ashby, academy-award winning director, dies of cancer at 59
1989 On December - 28 robert Wickler, dies
1990 2 die in a NYC subway accident on December - 28.
1990 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1991 Ted Turner is named Time Magazine Man of the Year on December - 28.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history howard Caine, dies
1994 On this day in history julian Belfrage, theatre agent, dies at 60
1995 On December - 28 harold Francis Collison, trade unionist, dies at 84