On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1949

Historical Events

  • Former Philippine First Lady Aurora Quezon, 61, assassinated while en route to dedicate a hospital in memory of her late husband; her daughter and 10 others also killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruno Kirby, American actor (d. 2006)
  • Indian Larry, American stuntsman (d. 2004)
  • Jerome "Jay" Apt, astronaut (STS 37, 47, 59, 79), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Paul Guilfoyle, American actor (CSI, Mrs. Doubtfire), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Aurora Quezon, First Lady of the Philippines, assassinated at 61
1949 Highlights

About April 28, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus