On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 1950

Historical Events

  • "Michael Todd's Peep Show" opens at Winter Garden NYC for 278 performances
  • North Korean forces capture Seoul, South Korea in opening phase of the Korean War

Famous Birthdays

  • Ken Arthur, Australian softball asst coach (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Mauricio Rojas, Chilean-Swedish politician and political economist, born in Santiago, Chile

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Balfour Gardiner, English composer and musician, dies at 72
1950 Highlights

About June 28, 1950

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer