On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Ana Torroja, Spanish singer (Mecano)
  • Everson Walls, NFL cornerback (Dallas Cowboys, NY Giants)
  • Phil Abrams, American actor, born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

Person of interestAnte Pavelić

Ante Pavelić, Croatian leader of Nazi Germany puppet Independent State of Croatia, dies from wounds received in an attempted assassination two years earlier at 70

Croatian Fascist Leader Ante Pavelić
Croatian Fascist Leader
Ante Pavelić