What Happened On 28th April 1978 In History

April 28th (1978) was a Friday. 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, 1978

  • » President of Afghanistan, Mohammed Daoud Khan, is overthrown and assassination e.g assassinated in a Saur Revolution or coup led by pro-communist rebels.

Famous Birthdays on April 28 in 1978

  • » Lauren Laverne, English singer and television host

April 28th Famous Deaths for 1978

  • » Mohammed Daoud Khan, Afghan politician, 1st President of Afghanistan (b. 1909)

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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