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 This day in History - December 28
398 Historic Events for December 28
1905

Gajapatairaj Vijaya Ananda the Rajkumar of Vizianagram (Ind)

Birth
1905

NSW all out for 805 vs Victoria, win by innings and 253

Event
1905

Intercollegiate Athletic Assn of US founded (becomes NCAA in 1910)

Event
1906

Ecuador adopts its constitution

Event
1907

Roman Palester, Polish composer: The Weichsel

Birth
1908

Messina, Italy struck by an earthquake (nearly 80,000 died)

Event
1908

Earthquake strikes Messina, Italy; 80,000 die

Event
1908

Lew Ayres, Minn, actor (All Quiet on Western Front, Dr Kildare)

Birth
1909

Billy Williams, Waco Tx, singer (Your Show of Shows)

Birth
1909

Nikola J Vaptsarov, Bulgaria poet (Subrani Sutsjinenija)

Birth
1910

Opera "Kā€nigskinder" is produced (NYC)

Event
1910

John Kerr, NZ, cricketer (opening batsman in 1930s)

Birth
1911

Phani Majumdar, film maker

Birth
1911

Sam Levenson, NYC, humorist (Sam Levenson Show, Masquerade Party)

Birth
1912

National Council of Young Israel convenes

Event
1912

SF Municipal Railway starts operation at Geary St (MUNI)

Event
1913

Lou Jacobi, Toronto Ontario, comedian (Dean Martin Show, Melba)

Birth
1914

Lee Bowman, Cincinnati Ohio, actor (Ellery Queen, Miami Undercover)

Birth
1914

Bernard Youens, British actor (Coronation Street)

Birth
1915

Gerrit Jan van Heek, Dutch textile manufacturer/politician, dies at 78

Death
1915

Roebuck "Pops" Staples, US gospel/singer (Staple Singers)

Birth
1915

SF City Hall dedicated by Mayor James Rolph

Event
1916

Noel Johnson, British actor (Frenzy, Frightmare, Royal Flash)

Birth
1916

Eduard Strauss, Austrian composer (318 dances), dies at 81

Death
1917

Ellis Clarke, president Trinidad and Tobago (1976-87)

Birth