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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin

PandemicCOVID-19

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)

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Burial of a coronavirus victim in Iran during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic
Burial of a coronavirus victim in Iran during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic
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  • 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? 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus