On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1981

Historical Events

  • "We’re Fighting Back" premieres on CBS in the US, based on the formation of the Guardian Angels
  • Galician current Statute of Autonomy.

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJessica Alba

Jessica Alba, American actress (Dark Angel, Sin City) and businesswoman (The Honest Company), born in Pomona, California

Actress and Businesswoman Jessica Alba
Actress and Businesswoman
Jessica Alba

Famous Deaths

  • Cliff Battles, American football halfback (First-team All-Pro 1933, 34, 36; Boston Braves/Redskins, Washington Redskins), dies at 70
  • Mickey Walker, American boxer (World Welterweight Champion 1922-26; World Middleweight Champion 1926-29), dies at 79
  • Steve Currie, British rock bassist (T. Rex; Marc Bolan), dies in a car crash in Portugal at 33
1981 Highlights

About April 28, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus