On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Piaf" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 165 performances
  • 74 government officials die in attack in Iran

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Crafter, Australian musician (I Killed The Prom Queen), born in Perth, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Ayatollah Mohammad Beheshti, Iran Islamic Rep Party founder, bombed
  • Peter Paul Kreuder, German composer, dies at 75
  • Terry Fox, Canadian one-legged marathoner, dies of cancer at 22