Historical Events In July - 28
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1960 On July - 28 republican National convention selects Richard Nixon
1960 On July - 28 republican National convention selects Richard Nixon as candidate
1962 19 die in a train crash in Steelton Pa on July - 28.
1962 On July - 28 mariner I launched to Mars falls into Atlantic Ocean
1963 On this day in history kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Wolverine Golf Open
1964 Ranger 7 launched toward the Moon; sent back 4308 TV pictures on July - 28.
1964 On July - 28 england all out 611 in reply to Australia's 8-656 Match a draw
1965 Maurice Yvain, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1967 On July - 28 pirate Radio Station 390 (Radio Invicta) (England) closes down
1968 On July - 28 charles W Mayo, US surgeon, dies at 70
1969 On this day in history ernst Tittel, composer, dies at 59
1970 John Barbirolli, English conductor (NY Philharmonic Orch), dies at 70 on July - 28.
1971 16 time gold glover Brook Robinson commits 3 errors in 6th inning on July - 28.
1971 On July - 28 diane Arbus, [Nemerov], photographer (Vogue), commits suicide at 48
1973 Launch of Skylab 3, the second manned mission to the first U.S. manned space station, was piloted by MAJ Jack R. Lousma, USMC with CAPT Alan L. Bean, USN as the Commander of the mission and former Navy electronics officer, Owen K. Garriott as Science Pilot. The mission lasted 59 days, 11 hours and included 858 Earth orbits. Recovery by USS New Orleans (LPH-11) on July - 28.
1973 On this day in history skylab 3's astronauts (Bean, Garriott & Lousma) launched
1973 On this day in history royal Butler, actor, dies at 80
1974 On July - 28 69 die when packed bus strikes heavy truck (Belem, Brazil)
1974 Jack Ellis, cricketer (Victorian WK, Ashes tourist 1926), dies on July - 28.
1976 242,000 die in Tientsin-Tangshan (China) 8.2 earthquake on this day in history.
1976 On July - 28 eldon Joersz & Geo Morgan set world air speed record of 3,530 kph
1976 Jacob Soetendorp, rabbi, dies at 62 on July - 28.
1976 Tangshan earthquake in China killing 655,000 people on this day in history.
1976 Tangshan earthquake in China killing 242,769-655,000 people on July - 28.
1977 Roy Wilkins turn over NAACP leadership to Benjamin L Hooks on July - 28.
1977 On this day in history the first oil flow through the Alaska pipeline
1978 On July - 28 600,000 attend Watkins Glen Summer Jam in NY
1978 On July - 28 perth Observatory discovers asteroid #3188 & #3422
1978 Price of gold tops $200-an-oz level for first time on this day in history.
1978 Jan Willem van Otterloo, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history fernando Bela£nde Terry becomes president of Peru
1980 Cecil Burleigh, composer, dies at 95 on this day in history.
1982 On July - 28 george Kleinsinger, US composer (Tubby the Tuba), dies at 68
1983 Alec Marks, cricketer (good NSW batsman 1928-37), dies on this day in history.