On This Day

December 28, 1969 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Dallas Cowboy kicker Mike Clark, attempting an on-side kick against Cleveland, missed the ball

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Neil Simon's "Last of the Red Hot Lovers" premieres in NYC

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Birthdays in History

Person of interestLinus Torvalds

Linus Torvalds, Finnish-American software engineer (developed Linux operating system), born in Helsinki, Finland

Software Engineer Linus Torvalds
Software Engineer
Linus Torvalds