July 28 – On This Day In History

28 July

What happened today in history?

Who was born today?

  • 1866- Beatrix Potter – English author.
  •  1929 – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis – 37th First Lady of the United States (wife of JFK).
  • 1945 – Jim Davis – American cartoonist (Garfield).
  • 1977 – Manu Ginobili – Argentine basketball player.
  • 1993 – Cher Lloyd – English singer-songwriter.

 

Who died today?

  • 1540 – Thomas Cromwell – English statesman.
  • 1741 – Antonio Vivaldi – Italian composer.
  • 1750 – Johann Sebastian Bach – German composer.
  • 1794 – Maximilien de Robespierre – French lawyer and politician (French Revolution).
  • 2006 – David Gemmell – English writer.

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