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 This day in History - April 28
335 Historic Events for April 28
1990

Jean Blazer Baney, entertainer, dies

Death
1990

Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Dave Ferraro

Event
1990

"Chorus Line" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 6,137 performances

Event
1991

Space Shuttle STS 39 (Discovery 12) launched

Event
1991

"Gypsy" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 105 performances

Event
1991

"Taking Steps" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 78 perfs

Event
1991

Floyd B McKissick, US founder (CORE), dies

Death
1991

Ken Curtis, actor (Festus-Gunsmoke), dies at 74

Death
1992

Olivier Messiaen, French composer (St Fran‡ois d'Assise), dies at 83

Death
1992

Francis Bacon, Irish/British abstract painter, dies at 82

Death
1992

Brewers beat Blue Jays 22-2 with AL record 31 hits in 9 innings

Event
1992

Italian President Francesco Cossiga formally resigns

Event
1993

Jim Valvano, basketball coach (NC State), dies of cancer at 47

Death
1993

NY Islanders beat Wash Caps 4 to 1 in playoffs, Caps Dale Hunter attacks Pierre Turgeon after scoring, in hockey's worst cheap shot

Event
1993

Zambian plane crashes at Libreville, Gabon, 30 soccer players die

Event
1993

Carlo Ciampi forms Italian govt with ex-communists

Event
1993

"Tango Passion" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 5 performances

Event
1994

Aldrich Ames, former CIA officer and wife Rosario plead guilty to spying

Event
1994

Freddy Thielemans sworn in as mayor of Brussels Belgium

Event
1994

Lisa Marie Presley separates from Danny Keough

Event
1994

1st multi-racial election in South Africa ends [3 days]

Event
1995

Henry C Rogers, press Agent, dies at 81

Death
1995

Andrew Salkey, author editor/broadcaster, dies at 67

Death
1995

Sri Lankaan BAE748 crashes at Palaly, 52 die

Event
1995

Gas explosion in South Korean metro, 103 die

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