On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1928

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 44-yr old NY Ranger GM Lester Patrick replaces his injured goaltender in a Stanley Cup game, & beats Montreal Maroons 2-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan J Pakula, director (All the President's Men, Klute)
  • James Garner, American actor (Rockford Files, Bret Maverick), born in Norman Oklahoma (d. 2014)
  • James White, UK, sci-fi author (Star Surgeon, Star Healer)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Bogdanov, Russian physician and philosopher, dies at 54