What Happened on March 28, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bart Wayne Conner, Morton Grove Ill, gymnist (Olympic-2 gold-1984)
  • Curt Hennig, American professional wrestler (d. 2003)
  • Oran "Juice" Jones, rocker (Curiosity, Here I Go Again)

Famous Deaths

  • Chuck Klein, Philadelphia Phillie HR hitter, dies at 53

Person of interestPerson of Interest

W. C. Handy, American composer and musician known as the "Father of the Blues" (Memphis Blues, St Louis Blues), dies of bronchial pneumonia at 84

Musician and Father of the Blues W. C. Handy
Musician and Father of the Blues
W. C. Handy