On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 2020

Historical Events

  • Argentina bans all commercial domestic and international flights until September 1 because of COVID-19

COVID-19 Pandemic

President Vladimir Putin warns Russia has not yet reached the peak of COVID-19 infections, with 93,000 recorded cases and 867 deaths


US confirmed cases of COVID-19 pass 1 million, while death toll of 58,365 surpasses that of US soldiers killed in Vietnam War (Johns Hopkins)

  • US Department of Defense releases three declassified videos of possible UFOs from 2004 and 2015

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Lewis, American rock and roll singer ("Tossin' and Turnin'"), dies at 95
  • Eddy Pieters Graafland OON, Dutch soccer goalkeeper (47 caps; Ajax; European Cup 1970, Feyenoord), dies at 86
  • Louis Cardiet, French soccer defender (6 caps; Stade Rennais FC, Paris SG), dies at 77
  • Michael Robinson, Irish soccer striker (24 caps, Republic of Ireland; Brighton & Hove Albion) and Spanish TV host (Canal+, El día después), dies from melanoma at 61
2020 Highlights

About April 28, 2020

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Blinding Lights - The Weeknd
  • UK #1 Song: You'll Never Walk Alone - Michael Ball & Captain Tom Moore