On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 2021

Historical Events

  • NASA's Parker Solar Probe becomes the first spacecraft to cross the Alfvén critical boundary, the outer atmosphere of the Sun [1]

Historic Event

US President Joe Biden makes a major speech to a joint session of Congress calling for a new era of government spending [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Anita Lane, Australian rock singer-songwriter (The Bad Seeds - "From Her To Eternity"), dies at 61
  • Michael Collins, American Major General USAF/astronaut (Gemini 10, Apollo 11), dies of cancer at 90 [1]
2021 Highlights

About April 28, 2021

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 1 year and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rapstar - Polo G
  • UK #1 Song: Montero (Call Me By Your Name) - Lil Nas X