On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1977

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Andreas Baader and members of terrorist group the Red Army Faction (Baader-Meinhof Gang) jailed for life after a trial lasting nearly 2 years in Stuttgart, Germany

Red Army Faction Leader Andreas Baader
Red Army Faction Leader
Andreas Baader
  • Christopher Boyce convicted for selling secrets
  • The Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure is signed.

Famous Birthdays

  • Derrick Wayne Frazier, American convicted murderer (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • Ricardo Cortez [Jacob Krantz], American actor & director (The Maltese Falcon), dies at 76
1977 Highlights

About April 28, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus