Historical Events In October - 28
Friday, 10 July 2020
1951 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1952 On this day in history 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 On this day in history ernest Hemingway wins Nobel prize for literature
1955 On this day in history egypt & Saudi-Arabia sign defense treaty
1956 On October - 28 pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Luctuosissimi eventus
1957 On this day in history wMVS TV channel 10 in Milwaukee, WI (PBS) begins broadcasting
1957 On October - 28 anthony J Morabito, co-owner of SF '49ers, dies while watching a game
1958 On October - 28 angelo Giuseppe Roncalli is elected Pope; he takes the name John XXIII.
1958 Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, elected Pope, taking name John XXIII on October - 28.
1959 Buffalo Bills enter AFL on October - 28.
1959 Abe Waddington, cricketer (Yorks left-arm quick, Test avg 119), dies on October - 28.
1961 Ground broken for Municipal (Shea) Stadium for NY Mets on October - 28.
1961 On this day in history "Fiorello!" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 796 performances
1962 On this day in history khrushchev orders withdrawal of missiles from Cuba, ending crisis
1962 Pierre Froidebise, composer, dies at 48 on October - 28.
1963 Mart Saar, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1964 Reginald Horace Blyth, Zen teacher/scholar, dies in Japan at 66 on this day in history.
1965 On October - 28 gateway Arch (630' (190m) high) completed in St Louis, Missouri
1965 Pope Paul VI decrees that Jews are absolved of blame for the crucifixion of Christ on this day in history.
1965 Ben Barka, Moroccan opposition leader, kidnapped & murdered in Paris on October - 28.
1966 Belgium's Gaston Roelants runs 12-4/5 miles in 1 hour on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history henricus WJM Keuls, lawyer/poet, dies at 85
1969 On this day in history constance Dowling, actress (Blind Spot), dies of cardiac arrest at 49
1970 US/USSR sign an agreement to discuss joint space efforts on October - 28.
1970 On this day in history nBA Cleve Cavaliers 1st home game, lose to San Diego 110-99
1970 On this day in history baby Huey, [James Ramey], vocalist (Baby Huey & Babysitters), dies
1971 On October - 28 england becomes 6th nation to have a satellite (Prospero) in orbit
1971 On this day in history john & Yoko record "Happy Xmas (War is Over)" in NYC
1971 Yves de La Casiniere, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1972 On October - 28 "Mother Earth" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 12 performances
1977 TV's Rhoda gets married on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history 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.
1980 Leon Janney, actor (Jim Matthews-Another World, Hawk), dies at 63 on this day in history.