On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 2007

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cricket World Cup, Bridgetown, Barbados: Australia defeats Sri Lanka by 53 runs to win their 3rd consecutive World Cup; Glenn McGrath Player of Series

Cricketer Glenn McGrath
Glenn McGrath
  • NFL Draft: LSU quarterback JaMarcus Russell first pick by Oakland Raiders

Famous Weddings

  • Reality TV producer Mark Burnett (46) weds former "Touched By An Angel" actress Roma Downey (47) in a private ceremony at their home in Malibu

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Friedrich von Weizs├Ącker, German physicist and philosopher (b. 1912)
  • Robert "Dabbs" Greer, American actor (Gunsmoke, The Green Mile, Little House on Prairie), dies of a kidney and heart ailment at 90
  • Tommy Newsom, American saxophonist and bandleader (Tonight Show), dies at 78