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 This day in History - October 28
339 Historic Events for October 28
1936

Horst Antes, German painter

Birth
1936

Ted Hawkins, singer/guitarist

Birth
1937

Lenny Wilkins, NBA player/coach (Seattle, Cleveland, Atlanta)

Birth
1938

Farewell parade of International Brigade (Barcelona)

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1938

Peter Carlstein, cricketer (South African Test batsman 1958-64)

Birth
1939

Spitfire shoots German Heinkel-111 down above Scotland

Event
1939

Alice Brady, actress (My Man Godfrey, Gay Divorcee), dies at 46

Death
1939

Jane Alexander, [Quigley], Boston, actress (Betsy, Kramer vs Kramer)

Birth
1939

Anti-German demonstrations/strikes in Czechoslovakia

Event
1940

Meeting between Hitler and Mussolini in Florence

Event
1940

Andrea d' Angeli, composer, dies at 71

Death
1940

Gennadi Mikhailovich Strekalov, cosmo (Soyuz T-3, T-8, T-11, TM-21)

Birth
1940

Greece successfully resists Italy's attack

Event
1941

Curtis Lee, rocker

Birth
1941

Hank Marvin, England, [Brian Rankin], rocker

Birth
1941

Glenn Moore, rocker

Birth
1942

Kees Verkerk, skater World Champion (1967)/(Olympics-gold-68)

Birth
1942

Train crashes into bus, killing 16 and injuring 20 (Detroit Michigan)

Event
1942

6th day battle at El Alamein: British offensive under Montgomery

Event
1942

Sharron Moran, LPGA golfer

Birth
1943

U-220 sinks

Event
1943

Randy Newman, rock vocalitst (Short People)

Birth
1944

Dennis Franz, Maywood Ill, actor (Buntz-Hill Street Blues, NYPD Blue)

Birth
1944

Coluche, [Michel Colucci] France, comedian (My Best Friend's Girl)

Birth
1944

Russia and Bulgaria sign weapon pact

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