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 This day in History - December 28
398 Historic Events for December 28
1928

Louis Armstrong makes 78 recording of "West End blues"

Event
1928

Kamillo Lendvay, composer

Birth
1929

Maarten Schmidt, Neth/US astronomer (quasars)

Birth
1929

Terry Sawchuk, NHL goaltender (Redwings, Bruins, Maple Leaf, Rangers)

Birth
1929

Owen Bieber, United Auto Workers president

Birth
1931

John de Mol, Dutch vocalist/composer/producer

Birth
1931

Georg "Org" Marais, South African economist/underminister of Finance

Birth
1931

Lin-Sen succeeds Chiang Kai-shek as president of Nanjing-China

Event
1931

Guy Debord, situationist

Birth
1932

Clem Schouwenaars, Flemish poet/writer

Birth
1932

Dorsey Burnette, Memphis, rocker (Tall Oak Tree, Hey Little One)

Birth
1932

Manuel Puig, Argentina, writer (Blood of Requited Love)

Birth
1932

John Blackham, cricketer (35 Tests as Aust WK, caught 37), dies

Death
1932

Roy Hattersley, British journalist/Labour-parliament leader

Birth
1933

Jack Perkins, Cleve Ohio, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday, NBC Magazine)

Birth
1934

David Warrilow, actor (Simon, Radio Days, Dakota Road, Barton Fink)

Birth
1934

John Akers, business executive

Birth
1934

Peggy Wilson, golfer

Birth
1934

Maggie Smith, Ilford Eng, actress (Death on Nile, Clash of Titans)

Birth
1935

Fernando Lopes, Portugal, director (Encoberto, Matar Saudades)

Birth
1935

W P A Federal Art Project Gallery opens in NYC

Event
1935

Clarence Day, writer (Life with Father), dies

Death
1936

Nichelle Nichols, Robbins Ill, actress (Uhura-Star Trek)

Birth
1937

Fascist Octavian Goga becomes PM of Romania/begins spread of Judaism

Event
1937

Maurice J Ravel, Swiss/French composer (Bolero), dies in Paris at 62

Death