On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 2007

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
Cricketer
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

  • Bertha Wilson, Canadian lawyer & the 1st woman appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada, dies at 83
  • Carl Friedrich von Weizs├Ącker, German physicist & philosopher, dies at 94
  • 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 & bandleader (The Tonight Show), dies at 78
2007 Highlights

About April 28, 2007

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus