What Happened on March 28, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Greek poet and Nobel Prize laureate Giorgos Seferis makes a famous statement on the BBC World Service opposing the junta in Greece.
  • Pope Paul VI names JGM Willebrands cardinal

Famous Birthdays

  • Brett Ratner, American film director
  • Craig Paquette, infielder (KC Royals), born in Long Beach, California
  • Earnest Stewart, soccer player (Willem II)
  • Elliot Perry, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • Rodney Atkins, American country music singer-songwriter
  • Salt, rocker (Salt 'n' Pepa-Shake Ya Thang)
  • Scottie Graham, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings, Cincinnati Bengals)

Famous Deaths

  • Aryeh Levin [Reb Aryeh], Orthodox Jewish rabbi, dies at 84

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th US President (R, 1953-61) and WWII general, dies of a congestive heart failure at 78

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower