On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1932

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Clem Schouwenaars, Flemish poet/writer
  • Dhirubhai Ambani, Indian businessman (d. 2002)
  • Dorsey Burnette, rockabilly singer (Tall Oak Tree, Hey Little One), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1979)
  • Harry Howell, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame defenceman (NY Rangers 1952-69), born in Hamilton, Ontario (d. 2019)
  • Manuel Puig, Argentina, writer (Blood of Requited Love)
  • Nichelle Nichols, American actress and singer (Uhura in Star Trek), born in Robbins, Illinois
  • Roy Hattersley, British journalist/Labour-parliament leader

Famous Deaths

  • John Blackham, cricketer (35 Tests as Aust WK, caught 37), dies
  • Malcolm Whitman, American tennis player (US Nat C'ships 1898-1900), dies of suicide at 55