On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Edgar Winter, American rock musician (Frankenstein, Free Ride), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • Jorge Velásquez, Panamanian Hall of Fame jockey (Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes 1981; 6,795 career wins), born in Chepo, Panama
  • Tim Johnson, American politician, senior senator from South Dakota

Famous Deaths

  • Carrie Jacobs Bond, American composer (I Love You Truly), dies at 85