On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Big" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 193 performances
  • Martin Bryant shoots & kills 35 in Port Arthur Tasmania

Famous Deaths

  • Gilles Grangier, French film director (Archim├Ęde le clochard), dies at 84
  • Henry Clarke, fashion photographer, dies at 75
  • Julio Cesar Mendez Montenegro, politician, dies at 80
  • William E Colby, director of CIA (1973-76), dies