What Happened on April 28, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

38th Academy Awards: "The Sound of Music", Julie Christie & Lee Marvin win

Actor Lee Marvin
Lee Marvin
  • Cleve ties record with 10th straight win since Opening Day
  • OCAM, Common Afro-Mauritian Organization forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Poole, pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Rochester, New York

Person of interestPerson of Interest

John Daly, American golfer (1991 PGA Championship, 1995 Open Championship), born in Carmichael, California

Golfer and Two-Time Major Champion John Daly
Golfer and Two-Time Major Champion
John Daly
  • John Patrick Daly, PGA golfer (1995 British Open), born in Sacramento, California
  • Too Short, American rapper

Famous Deaths

  • Ralph Bunker, actor (Ghost Goes West), dies of a stroke at 77