On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1988

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Chess" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 68 performances
  • Aloha Airlines Boeing 737 roof tears off in flight; kills stewardess
  • Baltimore Orioles lose AL record 21 games in a row
  • NJ Devils set all time playoff mark for penalty minutes

Famous Birthdays

  • Jiyai Shin, South Korean golfer (Women's British Open 2008, 12), born in Seoul, South Korea

Famous Deaths

  • B. W. Stevenson, American country singer, dies at 38