On This Day

What Happened on November 28, 1967

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st radio pulsars detected by British postgraduate Jocelyn Bell Burnell and her supervisor Antony Hewish at Cambridge University

Astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Astrophysicist
Jocelyn Bell Burnell
  • 33rd Heisman Trophy Award: Gary Beban, UCLA (QB)

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Nicole Smith [Vickie Hogan], American model, Playboy playmate (May 1992, Playmate of the Year 1993), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2007)
  • José del Solar, Peruvian footballer
  • Stephnie Weir, American comedian

Famous Deaths

  • Léon M'ba, Gabonese politician and 1st president of Gabon (1961-67), dies at 65