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April 28th - holidays
  • Christian Feast Day Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Feast of Jamál ("Beauty"), the first day of the third month of the Bahá'í calendar. (Bahá'í Faith) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • National Day of Mourning, to commemorate workers killed, injured, or suffering illness from occupational hazards and accidents. (Canada) Workers Memorial Day (International) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • National Heroes Day (Barbados) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • The first day of the Floralia, in honor of Flora. (Roman Empire) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
April 28th - events
  • 2001 - Millionaire Dennis Tito becomes the world's first space tourist. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1996 - Whitewater controversy: President Bill Clinton gives a 4˝ hour videotaped testimony for the defense. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1996 - In Tasmania, Australia, Martin Bryant goes on a shooting spree, killing 35 people and seriously injuring 21 more. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1994 - Former Central Intelligence Agency counter-intelligence officer and analyst Aldrich Ames pleads guilty to giving U.S. secrets to the Soviet Union and later Russia. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1988 - Near Maui, Hawaii, flight attendant Clarabelle "C.B." Lansing is blown out of Aloha Airlines Flight 243, a Boeing 737, and falls to her death when part of the plane's fuselage rips open in mid-flight. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1987 - American engineer Ben Linder is killed in an ambush by U.S.-funded Contras in northern Nicaragua. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1986 - The United States Navy aircraft carrier USS Enterprise becomes the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to transit the Suez Canal, navigating from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea to relieve the USS Coral Sea. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - President of Afghanistan, Mohammed Daoud Khan, is overthrown and assassinated in a coup led by pro-communist rebels. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - The Red Army Faction trial ends, with Andreas Baader, Gudrun Ensslin and Jan-Carl Raspe found guilty of four counts of murder and more than 30 counts of attempted murder. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - The Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure is signed. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - General Cao Van Vien, chief of the South Vietnamese military, departs for the US as the North Vietnamese Army closed in on victory. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Vietnam War: U.S. President Richard M. Nixon formally authorizes American combat troops to fight communist sanctuaries in Cambodia. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - Charles de Gaulle resigns as President of France. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Expo 67 opens to the public in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - United States occupation of the Dominican Republic: American troops land in the Dominican Republic to "forestall establishment of a Communist dictatorship" and to evacuate U.S. Army troops. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Dwight D. Eisenhower resigns as Supreme Allied Commander of NATO. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Occupied Japan: The United States occupation of Japan ends as the Treaty of San Francisco, ratified September 8, 1951, comes into force. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - The Sino-Japanese Peace Treaty (Treaty of Taipei) is signed in Taipei, Taiwan between Japan and the Republic of China to officially end the Second Sino-Japanese War. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Bhumibol Adulyadej marries Queen Sirikit after their quiet engagement in Lausanne, Switzerland on July 19, 1949. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Former First Lady of the Philippines Aurora Quezon, 61, is assassinated while en route to dedicate a hospital in memory of her late husband; her daughter and 10 others are also killed. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Thor Heyerdahl and five crew mates set out from Peru on the Kon-Tiki to prove that Peruvian natives could have settled Polynesia. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1945 - Benito Mussolini and his mistress Clara Petacci are executed by a firing squad consisting of members of the Italian resistance movement. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1932 - A vaccine for yellow fever is announced for use on humans. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1930 - The first night game in organized baseball history takes place in Independence, Kansas. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1920 - Azerbaijan is added to the Soviet Union. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1869 - Chinese and Irish laborers for the Central Pacific Railroad working on the First Transcontinental Railroad lay 10 miles of track in one day, a feat which has never been matched. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1796 - The Armistice of Cherasco is signed by Napoleon Bonaparte and Vittorio Amedeo III, the King of Sardinia, expanding French territory along the Mediterranean coast. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1792 - France invades the Austrian Netherlands (present day Belgium), beginning the French Revolutionary War. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1789 - Mutiny on the Bounty: Lieutenant William Bligh and 18 sailors are set adrift and the rebel crew returns to Tahiti briefly and then sets sail for Pitcairn Island. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1788 - Maryland becomes the seventh state to ratify the Constitution of the United States. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1611 - Establishment of the Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, The Catholic University of the Philippines, the largest Catholic university in the world. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1503 - Important victory of the Great captain at the Battle of Cerignola, ruling a small Spanish armies over a French four times bigger in number, in Cerignola, next Bari, Southern Italy. It is noted as the first battle in history won by gunpowder small arms. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1253 - Nichiren, a Japanese Buddhist monk, propounds Nam Myoho Renge Kyo for the very first time and declares it to be the essence of Buddhism, in effect founding Nichiren Buddhism. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1192 - Assassination of Conrad of Montferrat (Conrad I), King of Jerusalem, in Tyre, two days after his title to the throne is confirmed by election. The killing is carried out by Hashshashin. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
April 28th - births
  • 1986 - Jennifer Palm Lundberg, Swedish beauty pageant contestant Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1986 - George Nozuka, Canadian singer/songwriter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1986 - Roman Polák, Czech ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1986 - Jenna Ushkowitz, South Korean-American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1983 - Roger Johnson, English footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Nikki Grahame, English television personality Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Chris Kaman, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Harry Shum, Jr., American dancer and actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Jessica Alba, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Pietro Travagli, Italian rugby player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Josh Howard, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Scott Fujita, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Bahram Radan, Iranian actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Lauren Laverne, English disc jockey and television presenter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Derrick Wayne Frazier, American convicted murderer (d. 2006) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Penélope Cruz, Spanish actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Richel Hersisia, Dutch boxer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Vernon Kay, English disc jockey and television presenter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Jorge Garcia, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Francisco Palencia, Mexican footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Elisabeth Röhm, German/American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Joseph Bruce, American musician (Insane Clown Posse) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - Bridget Moynahan, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - Brad McEwan, Australian journalist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Nicklas Lidström, Swedish ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Diego Simeone, Argentine footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Howard Donald, English musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Andy Flower, Zimbabwean cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Scott Putesky, American musician (Marilyn Manson) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Kari Wührer, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - John Daly, American golfer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - Too Short, American rapper Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - Steven Blum, American voice actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - Jennifer Rardin, American author, Jaz Parks series (d. 2010) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Noriyuki Iwadare, Japanese composer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Barry Larkin, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - Lloyd Eisler, Canadian figure skater Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Anna Oxa, Italian singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Futoshi Matsunaga, Japanese serial killer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - John Cerutti, American baseball player and announcer (d. 2004) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Ian Rankin, Scottish novelist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Jón Páll Sigmarsson, Icelandic strength athlete (d. 1993) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Walter Zenga, Italian footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Hal Sutton, American golfer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1957 - Wilma Landkroon, Dutch singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1956 - Jimmy Barnes, Scottish-born singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1955 - Paul Guilfoyle, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1955 - Nicky Gumbel, British author and priest Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - Ron Zook, American football coach Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - Vic Sotto, Filipino actor, host, comedian, and film producer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1953 - Kim Gordon, American musician (Sonic Youth) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1953 - Roberto Bolano, Chilean novelist and poet (d. 2003) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Mary McDonnell, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Jay Leno, American comedian and television host Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Willie Colón , Puerto Rican salsa musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Indian Larry, American stuntsman (d. 2004) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Bruno Kirby, American actor (d. 2006) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - Terry Pratchett, English author Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - Marcia Strassman, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - Dorothée Berryman, French Canadian actress and singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Ginette Reno, French Canadian singer, songwriter and actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Elizabeth LeCompte, American theater director Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Jean-Claude Van Cauwenberghe, Belgian politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Alice Waters, American chef Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1943 - Jacques Dutronc, French singer and actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1942 - Mike Brearley, English cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - Ann-Margret, Swedish-born actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - Nico Mastorakis, Greek filmmaker, director and radio producer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - K. Barry Sharpless, American chemist, Nobel laureate Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - Lucien Aimar, French cyclist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - Iryna Zhylenko, Ukrainian poet Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Madge Sinclair, Jamaican actress (d. 1995) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1937 - Saddam Hussein, President of Iraq 1979-2003; Prime Minister of Iraq 1979-1991; 1994-2003 (d. 2006) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1934 - Lois Duncan, American novelist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1932 - Brownie Ledbetter, American civil rights activist (d. 2010) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1930 - James Baker, American politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1930 - Carolyn Jones, American actress (d. 1983) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1928 - Yves Klein, French painter (d. 1962) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1928 - Eugene M. Shoemaker, American planetary scientist (d. 1997) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1926 - Harper Lee, American author Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1925 - T. John Lesinski, Lieutenant Governor of Michigan Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1924 - Donatas Banionis, Lithuanian actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1924 - Kenneth Kaunda, President of Zambia Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1924 - Blossom Dearie, American jazz singer (d. 2009) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1923 - William Guarnere, WWII veteran Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1922 - Alistair MacLean, Scottish novelist (d. 1987) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1921 - Rowland Evans, American journalist (d. 2001) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1916 - Ferruccio Lamborghini, Italian automobile manufacturer (d. 1993) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1914 - Philip E. High, Science fiction author (d. 2006) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1912 - Odette Sansom, French resistance worker (d. 1995) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1912 - Kaneto Shind?, Japanese film director Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1911 - Lee Falk, American comic strip writer (d. 1999) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1910 - Sam Merwin, Jr., American mystery fiction writer (d. 1996) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1908 - Oskar Schindler, Austro-Hungarian (Sudeten German) industrialist (d. 1974) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1906 - Kurt Gödel, Austrian mathematician (d. 1978) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1906 - Paul Sacher, Swiss conductor (d. 1999) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1902 - Johan Borgen, Norwegian author (d. 1979) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1900 - Heinrich Müller, head of the Gestapo (disappeared in 1945) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1900 - Jan Oort, Dutch astronomer (d. 1992) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1897 - Ye Jianying, Chinese general and politician (d. 1986) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1889 - António de Oliveira Salazar, dictator of Portugal (d. 1970) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1874 - Karl Kraus, Austrian journalist and author (d. 1936) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1870 - August Schmierer, German rugby player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1868 - Lucy Booth, the fifth daughter of William and Catherine Booth (d. 1953) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1868 - Georgy Voronoy, Russian mathematician (d. 1908) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1863 - Josiah Thomas, Australian politician (d. 1933) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1838 - Tobias Michael Carel Asser, Dutch jurist, Nobel laureate (d. 1913) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1827 - William Nelson Hall, Canadian sailor (d. 1904) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1819 - Ezra Abbot, American Bible scholar (d. 1884) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1765 - Sylvestre François Lacroix, French mathematician (d. 1834) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1758 - James Monroe, 5th President of the United States (d. 1831) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1715 - Franz Sparry, composer (d. 1767) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1686 - Michael Brokoff, Czech sculptor (d. 1721) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1630 - Charles Cotton, English poet (d. 1687) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1545 - Yi Sun-sin, Korean admiral (d. 1598) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1442 - King Edward IV of England (d. 1483) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 32 - Marcus Salvius Otho, Roman emperor (d. 69 AD) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook

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