On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1961

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 50th Davis Cup: Australia beats Italy in Melbourne (5-0)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tennessee Williams' "Night of the Iguana" premieres in NYC

Playwright Tennessee Williams
Tennessee Williams

Famous Birthdays

  • Heather Hafner, WPVA volleyballer (National-7th-90), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Kent Nielsen, Danish football player & coach, born in Frederiksberg, Denmark

Famous Deaths

  • Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, 1st lady (1915-21), dies at 89