On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st woman was admitted to Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Three British mercenaries are sentenced to death for their part in the Angolan civil war

Famous Birthdays

  • Seth Wescott, American snowboarder (Olympic gold 2006,10), born in Durham, North Carolina
  • Shinobu Asagoe, Japanese tennis player, born in Hyōgo, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Stanley Baker, Welsh actor and producer (Concrete Jungle, Zorro, Zulu), dies of pneumonia at 49