What Happened on July 28, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 16 time gold glover Brook Robinson commits 3 errors in 6th inning
  • Dutch ends censorship of "Blue Movie"

Famous Birthdays

  • Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Leader of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), born in Samarra, Iraq
  • Larry Kennedy, WLAF cornerback (Rhein Fire)
  • Stephen Lynch, American musician

Famous Deaths

  • Charles E. Pont, American artist (b. 1898)
  • Diane Arbus, [Nemerov], photographer (Vogue), commits suicide at 48
  • Myril Hoag, American baseball player (b. 1908)