What Happened On 28th April 1949 In History

April 28th (1949) was a Thursday. It's the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 248 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 28th April, 1949

  • » Former First Lady of the Philippines Aurora Quezon, 61, is assassinated while 'en route' to dedicate a hospital in memory of her Manuel L. Quezon or late husband; her daughter and ten others are also killed.

Famous Birthdays on April 28 in 1949

  • » Jeremy Cooke, English judge
  • » Paul Guilfoyle, American actor
  • » Bruno Kirby, American actor (d. 2006)
  • » Indian Larry, American motorcycle rider and builder (d. 2004)

April 28th Famous Deaths for 1949

  • » Aurora Quezon, Filipino wife of Manuel Quezon, 2nd First Lady of the Philippines (b. 1888)

April 28th Holidays in History

  • » Christian Feast Day:
  • » Louis de Montfort
  • » Peter Chanel
  • » Vitalis of Milan or Vitalis and Valeria of Milan
  • » April 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » National Day of Mourning (Canada) known as National Day of Mourning, to commemorate workers killed, injured, or suffering illness from occupational hazards and accidents. (Canada)
  • » Workers Memorial Day (International observance or International)
  • » World Day for Safety and Health at Work (International observance known as International)
  • » National Heroes Day (Barbados)
  • » National Day (Sardinia)
  • » Restoration of Sovereignty Day (Japan)

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