Historical Events In October - 28
Monday, 17 June 2019
1951 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
1952 On October - 28 babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Women's Texas Golf Open
1953 On October - 28 bud Grant of Winnipeg Blue Bombers intercepts 5 passes (record)
1954 Ernest Hemingway wins Nobel prize for literature on October - 28.
1955 On this day in history egypt & Saudi-Arabia sign defense treaty
1956 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Luctuosissimi eventus on this day in history.
1957 On October - 28 wMVS TV channel 10 in Milwaukee, WI (PBS) begins broadcasting
1957 Anthony J Morabito, co-owner of SF '49ers, dies while watching a game on October - 28.
1958 Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli is elected Pope; he takes the name John XXIII on October - 28.
1958 Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, elected Pope, taking name John XXIII on October - 28.
1959 Buffalo Bills enter AFL on October - 28.
1959 On this day in history abe Waddington, cricketer (Yorks left-arm quick, Test avg 119), dies
1961 Ground broken for Municipal (Shea) Stadium for NY Mets on October - 28.
1961 "Fiorello!" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 796 performances on October - 28.
1962 On October - 28 khrushchev orders withdrawal of missiles from Cuba, ending crisis
1962 Pierre Froidebise, composer, dies at 48 on this day in history.
1963 Mart Saar, composer, dies at 81 on October - 28.
1964 Reginald Horace Blyth, Zen teacher/scholar, dies in Japan at 66 on October - 28.
1965 Gateway Arch (630' (190m) high) completed in St Louis, Missouri on October - 28.
1965 On this day in history pope Paul VI decrees that Jews are absolved of blame for the crucifixion of Christ.
1965 On this day in history ben Barka, Moroccan opposition leader, kidnapped & murdered in Paris
1966 Belgium's Gaston Roelants runs 12-4/5 miles in 1 hour on October - 28.
1968 Henricus WJM Keuls, lawyer/poet, dies at 85 on October - 28.
1969 On October - 28 constance Dowling, actress (Blind Spot), dies of cardiac arrest at 49
1970 US/USSR sign an agreement to discuss joint space efforts on this day in history.
1970 NBA Cleve Cavaliers 1st home game, lose to San Diego 110-99 on this day in history.
1970 Baby Huey, [James Ramey], vocalist (Baby Huey & Babysitters), dies on this day in history.
1971 On October - 28 england becomes 6th nation to have a satellite (Prospero) in orbit
1971 John & Yoko record "Happy Xmas (War is Over)" in NYC on this day in history.
1971 On October - 28 yves de La Casiniere, composer, dies at 74
1972 "Mother Earth" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 12 performances on this day in history.
1977 TV's Rhoda gets married on this day in history.
1979 USS Kitty Hawk and her escort ships were directed to operate south of the Korean peninsula in response to the assassination of South Korean President Park on 26 October on this day in history.
1980 On October - 28 leon Janney, actor (Jim Matthews-Another World, Hawk), dies at 63