Historical Events In October - 28
Saturday, 25 March 2023
1951 On October - 28 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1952 On October - 28 babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Women's Texas Golf Open
1953 Bud Grant of Winnipeg Blue Bombers intercepts 5 passes (record) on October - 28.
1954 Ernest Hemingway wins Nobel prize for literature on October - 28.
1955 On October - 28 egypt & Saudi-Arabia sign defense treaty
1956 On this day in history pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Luctuosissimi eventus
1957 WMVS TV channel 10 in Milwaukee, WI (PBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
1957 On October - 28 anthony J Morabito, co-owner of SF '49ers, dies while watching a game
1958 Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli is elected Pope; he takes the name John XXIII on this day in history.
1958 Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, elected Pope, taking name John XXIII on this day in history.
1959 Buffalo Bills enter AFL on this day in history.
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 On this day in history "Fiorello!" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 796 performances
1962 Khrushchev orders withdrawal of missiles from Cuba, ending crisis on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history pierre Froidebise, composer, dies at 48
1963 On October - 28 mart Saar, composer, dies at 81
1964 Reginald Horace Blyth, Zen teacher/scholar, dies in Japan at 66 on October - 28.
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 October - 28.
1965 On October - 28 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 this day in history.
1969 On October - 28 constance Dowling, actress (Blind Spot), dies of cardiac arrest at 49
1970 On this day in history uS/USSR sign an agreement to discuss joint space efforts
1970 NBA Cleve Cavaliers 1st home game, lose to San Diego 110-99 on October - 28.
1970 On October - 28 baby Huey, [James Ramey], vocalist (Baby Huey & Babysitters), dies
1971 On this day in history england becomes 6th nation to have a satellite (Prospero) in orbit
1971 John & Yoko record "Happy Xmas (War is Over)" in NYC on October - 28.
1971 On this day in history 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 On this day in history tV's Rhoda gets married
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 October - 28.
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