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 This day in History - April 28
335 Historic Events for April 28
1892

Georges Antoine, composer

Birth
1896

Heinrich von Treitschke, German historian, dies

Death
1900

Bruno Apitz, writer

Birth
1900

Jan Hendrik Oort, Dutch astronomer (hypothesized "Oort Cloud")

Birth
1900

Maurice Thorez, secretary-general (French Communist Party)

Birth
1901

1st soccer game between Belgium (8) and Netherlands (0)

Event
1901

Cleveland's Bock Baker gives up a record 23 singles as White Sox beat Blues (Cleveland Blues!) 13-1

Event
1901

Corry Vonk, [Cornelia D], wife of Wim Kan (ABC-cabaret)

Birth
1906

Bartholomeus J "Bart" Bok, Dutch/US astronomer (Milky Way)

Birth
1906

Kurt G”del, Austria, mathematician (Incompleteness Theorem)

Birth
1906

Pierre [Louis] Boileau, Paris France, novelist (Vertigo)

Birth
1907

Marion Coulon, Belgian theoriest (Jeunesse … la d‚rive)

Birth
1908

Michael T Fitzmaurice, Chicago IL, actor (Reported Missing, 14 Hours)

Birth
1908

Jack Fingleton, cricketer (Australian opener of 30's)

Birth
1908

Arnoud Breeveld, Suriname bishop

Birth
1910

1st night air flight (Claude Grahame-White, England)

Event
1911

Frans Vroons, actor/tenor/director (Neth Opera)

Birth
1912

Odette Hallowes, British classified agent in France (WW II)

Birth
1914

181 die in coal mine collapse at Eccles WV

Event
1914

W H Carrier patents air conditioner

Event
1914

Skuli Halldorsson, composer

Birth
1917

Robert Anderson, NY, writer (Tea and Sympathy, Never Sang for My Father)

Birth
1917

Joop Waasdorp, Dutch writer (Naked Life)

Birth
1917

Robert Cornthwaite, St Helen Oregon, actor (Thing, War of the Worlds)

Birth
1919

1st jump with Army Air Corp (rip-cord type) parachute (Les Irvin)

Event