What Happened on March 28, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bart Wayne Conner, American gymnast (Olympic-2 gold-1984), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Curt Hennig, American professional wrestler, born in Robbinsdale, Minnesota (d. 2003)
  • Oran "Juice" Jones, American rocker (Curiosity, Here I Go Again), born in Houston, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Chuck Klein, American Baseball Hall of Fame right fielder (Triple Crown 1933 Philadelphia Phillies), dies of a stroke at 53

Person of interestW. C. Handy

W. C. Handy, American composer and musician known as the "Father of the Blues" (Memphis Blues, St Louis Blues), dies of bronchial pneumonia at 84

Musician and Father of the Blues W. C. Handy
Musician and Father of the Blues
W. C. Handy