On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1968

Historical Events

  • 11 year-old Mary Bell strangles 4 year-old

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Flower, cricketer (Zimbabwe keeper & victorious Test captain)
  • Damion Lyons, CFL cornerback (BC Lions)
  • Howard Donald, British pop musician (Take That - "Back For Good"), born in Droylsden, Lancashire, England
  • Jeff Grosso, American skateboarder (host Youtube’s 'Vans Loveletters to Skateboarding'), born in Glendale, California (d. 2020)
  • Mark Carrier, NFL safety (Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions)

Famous Weddings

Alan Sugar

Business magnate Alan Sugar (21) weds hairdresser Ann Simons in Great Portland Street Synagogue

1968 Highlights

About April 28, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus