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 This day in History - December 28
398 Historic Events for December 28
1975

Kesley Perrin, CFL defensive back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)

Birth
1975

Red Army beats NY Rangers 7-3 at MSG

Event
1975

Earthquake in Pakistan, 4,000 die

Event
1975

Gary Cosier scores 109 v West Indies at MCG on Test Cricket debut

Event
1975

1st broadcast of radio Hilversum IV (classic music)

Event
1976

Freddie King, rocker, dies at 42

Death
1976

"Fiddler on the Roof" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 167 perfs

Event
1976

Genie Francis joind "General Hospital" as Laura Vining

Event
1976

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1976

Winnie Mandela banished in South Africa

Event
1978

Harry Winston, US jeweler for the "rich and famous", dies at 82

Death
1978

30th hat trick in Islander history (Mike Bossy)

Event
1980

Jersey calf, lived 222 days with an artificial heart

Death
1980

Mexico terminated fishing agreements with US

Event
1980

Amir Elahi, cricketer, 1st Pakistani Test cricketer to die

Death
1981

Cleveland Metroparks Administrative offices move from downtown to Zoo

Event
1981

Warner-Elektra-Atlantic raises price of 45 records from $1.68 to $1.98

Event
1981

Elizabeth Jordan Carr, 1st American test tube baby

Birth
1982

Frederick Douglass Hall, composer, dies at 84

Death
1983

Warren Cromartie signs 3 year $2.5M contract with Yomiuri Giants

Event
1983

US say they will leave UNESCO on Dec 31, 1984

Event
1983

Gavaskar achieves his 30th century, beating Bradman's 29

Event
1983

Dennis Wilson, drummer/singer (Beach Boys), drowns at 39

Death
1983

William Demarest, actor (My 3 Sons), dies in Palm Springs at 91

Death
1983

72nd Davis Cup: Australia beats Sweden in Melbourne (3-2)

Event