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 This day in History - June 28
380 Historic Events for June 28
1974

Frank Sutton, actor (Sgt Vince Carter-Gomer Pyle USMC), dies at 50

Death
1974

Fall of earth and rocks kill 200 (Quebrada Blanca Canyon, Colombia)

Event
1974

Wings release "Band on the Run" and "Zoo Gang" in UK

Event
1974

Josh[ua] Crosby, Manchester Mass, rower (Olympics-1996)

Birth
1974

Karim Abdul-Jabaar, running back (Miami Dolphins)

Birth
1974

Atilla Buday, Budapest Hungary, Canadian canoeist (Olympics-96)

Birth
1975

Chad Green, Dunkirk NY, baseball outfielder (Olympics-bronze-96)

Birth
1975

Rod Serling, writer/host (Twilight Zone, Night Gallery), dies at 50

Death
1975

David Bowie releases "Fame"

Event
1975

Golfer Lee Trevino is struck by lightning at Western Open (Ill)

Event
1976

1st woman was admitted to Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs Colo

Event
1976

Hijacked French Airbus lands in Entebbe, Uganda

Event
1976

Stanley Baker, actor (Accident, Guns of Navarone), dies at 49

Death
1977

Supreme Court allows Federal control of Nixon tapes papers

Event
1977

Lindsay Lee, Okla City Okla, tennis star (1995 Futures-Woodlands TX)

Birth
1977

Billy Hunter becomes Rangers' 4th manager in 6 days

Event
1978

Supreme Court orders Cal medical school to admit Allan Bakke a white man claiming reverse discrimination when application was rejected

Event
1978

UNICEF chooses rock group Kansas as ambassadors of goodwill

Event
1979

OPEC raises oil prices 24%

Event
1979

? Papajohn, Englewood Co, 1996 US Ladies' Figure Champion

Birth
1979

Paul Dessau, German composer/conducter (Berlin, 1925-33), dies at 84

Death
1980

Herbie Faye, comedian (Doc, Phil Silvers Show), dies at 81

Death
1980

Jos‚ Iturbi, Spanish/US pianist (Peque¤a danza Espa¤ola), dies at 84

Death
1980

Yoshiro Irino, composer, dies at 58

Death
1980

Heal Gahagan Douglas, (Rep-D-Ca), lost to Nixon, dies at 79

Death