On This Day

What Happened on November 28, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Via Galactica" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 2 members of the IRA are killed in a premature bomb explosion in the Bogside area of Derry
  • LA Dodgers trade Frank Robinson to California Angels

Famous Birthdays

  • Paulo Figueiredo, Angolan footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Gustave Frederic Soderlund, composer, dies at 91
  • [William] Havergal Brian, British composer ("Gothic" symphony), dies at 96