On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 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
  • 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 and director (The Maltese Falcon), dies at 76