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 This day in History - December 28
398 Historic Events for December 28
1918

George H White, last post Reconstruction congressman (Penn), dies

Death
1919

Inocenti Carreno, composer

Birth
1920

Steve Van Buren, NFL halfback (Philadelphia Eagles)

Birth
1921

Johnny Otis, RandB singer

Birth
1921

Eddy Doorenbos, Dutch vocalist/pianist/guitarist

Birth
1922

Stan Lee, comics artist/creator (Spiderman, Incredible Hulk)

Birth
1922

Nyron Sultan Asgarali, cricketer (West Indian opening bat 1957)

Birth
1923

Andrew Duggan, actor (Secret War of Harry Frigg, Winds of War)

Birth
1923

Alexandre-Gustave Eiffel, engineer (Eiffel Tower), dies at 91

Death
1923

George Bernard Shaw's "St Joan," premieres in NYC

Event
1924

Rod Serling, Syracuse NY, writer/host (Twilight Zone, Night Gallery)

Birth
1924

Johnny Otis, [Veliotes], composer (Every Beat of My Heart)

Birth
1925

George/Ira Gershwin's musical "Tip-Toes," premieres in NYC

Event
1925

Bill [William] Westwood, British bishop of Peterborough

Birth
1925

Hildegarde Neff, Ulm Germany, actress (Touch of Class, Mozambique)

Birth
1926

Donald Carr, cricketer (England player in 50's, later MCC honcho)

Birth
1926

Arthur Mailey takes 4-362 off 64 overs (no maidens) NSW v Vic

Event
1926

Imperial Airways begins England-India mail and passenger service

Event
1926

Ponsford scores 352 and Ryder 295 against NSW

Event
1926

Victoria all out for 1107 against NSW at the MCG Crowd 22,348

Event
1927

Martin Milner, Detroit Mich, actor (Route 66, Adam 12, Life of Riley)

Birth
1927

Anne Legendre Armstrong, ambassador (to UK)

Birth
1927

George Kaufman and Moss Hart's "Royal Family," premieres in NYC

Event
1927

Simon Raven, English playwright/critic (Alms for Oblivion)

Birth
1928

Last recording of Ma Rainey, "Mother of the Blues," made

Event