On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1956

Historical Events

Baseball Record

Cincinnati Reds outfielder Frank Robinson hits his 1st of 586 HRs

  • Last French troops leave Vietnam

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeremy John Beadle, British critic, writer and broadcaster, born in York, England (d. 1995)
  • Jimmy Barnes [Swan], Scottish-Australian rock and blues singer-songwriter ("For the Working Class Man"), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Paul S Lockhart, Amarillo Tx, Major USAF/astronaut
1956 Highlights

About April 28, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus