On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 4th National Film Awards (India): "Kabuliwala" wins the Golden Lotus
  • LPGA Western Open Women's Golf, Montgomery CC: Patty Berg wins her 6th WO by 1 stroke from Wiffi Smith
  • WSOC TV channel 9 in Charlotte, North Carolina (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Leopold Eyharts, French cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-26, TM-28/27)
  • Wilma Landkroon, Dutch singer

Famous Deaths

  • Heinz "Pritzl" Bär, German fighter pilot (b. 1913)