On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1956

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

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

MLB Hall of Fame Outfielder and Manager Frank Robinson
MLB Hall of Fame Outfielder and Manager
Frank Robinson
  • Last French troops leave Vietnam

Famous Birthdays

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

About April 28, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus