On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1955

Historical Events

  • WBIQ TV channel 10 in Birmingham, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Edwin "Eddie" Jobson, British rock violinist (Frank Zappa; UK; Roxy Music - For Your Pleasure), born in Billingham, England
  • Nicky Gumbel, British author and priest

Famous Deaths

  • Lode Cantens, Flemish playwright (Gnomes of the City), dies at 43
1955 Highlights

About April 28, 1955

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus