November 28 Birthdays in History - November 28 Deaths - November 28 Events



1974 Jason Ferguson, defensive tackle for the New York Jets
1974 Joerg Heckenbach, WLAF receiver for the Frankfurt Galaxy
1971 Karin Taylor, Kingston Jamacia, playmate, June, 1996
1971 William Simas, Jr., Hanford California, pitcher, Chicago White Sox
1970 Arshad Laiq, cricket all-rounder, United Arab Emirates World Cup 1996
1970 Evan Droop, Yarrawonga VIC, Australasia golfer
1970 Jason Day, Australian rower 1996 Olympics
1970 Todd Perry, NFL guard for the Chicago Bears
1969 Dale Carter, NFL cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs
1969 Doug Petersen, CFL defensive end, Montreal Alouettes
1969 Marc Spindler, NFL defensive tackle/end, New York Jets, Detroit Lions
1969 Nick Knight, cricketer, England opening batsman 1995-
1969 Pedro Astacio, Hato Mayor, Dominican Republic, pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers
1969 Pio Sagapolutele, NFL defensive tackle, NO Saints, Cleveland Browns
1969 Robb Nen, San Pedro California, pitcher for the Florida Marlins
1969 Sonia O'Sullivan, Ireland, 5k runner, Olympics-4th-92, 96
1968 Dawn Robinson, born in New London, Connecticut, singer, rhythm and blues, member, En Vogue, an urban dance-pop group
1968 Jonathan Brown, New York City, rower, Olympics-5th-1996
1967 Anna Nicole Smith, born in Texas, model, actress, spokeswoman, sex symbol
1965 David Ecob, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer
1965 Matt Williams, infielder for the San Francisco Giants
1964 Cornelia Guest, debutante, Debutante's Guide to Life
1964 John Burkett, New Brighton, Pennsylvania, pitcher for the Florida Marlins
1963 Johnny Newman, NBA guard/foward, Denver Nuggets, Milwaukee Bucks
1963 Walt Weiss, Tuxedo, New York, shortstop, Oakland A's, Colorado Rockies
1962 Karen Marsden, born in Perth, Australia, field hockey goalie 1996 Olympics
1962 Matt Cameron, musician, Soundgarden
1962 Jon Stewart, born in New York City, New York, entertainer, political satirist, fake news reporter, host of 'The Daily Show'
1961 Jane Sibbett, actress, Teddy Z, Heddy Newman-Herman's Head
1961 Patty Zomer, Dutch singer, Dolly Dots
1960 Deneice Lewis, Lynchburg, Virginia, model
1960 Ken Howell, born in Detroit, Michigan, professional baseball player, bullpen coach, Los Angeles Dodgers
1959 Judd Nelson, Portland ME, actor, Breakfast Club, Jack-Suddenly Susan
1959 R Glynn Holt, Plainveiw Texas, PhD/astronaut, STS-73 alt
1959 Stephen Roche, born in Dundrum, Ireland, racing cyclist, second ever to win Triple Crown victories, 58 professional career wins
1958 Dave Righetti, baseball pitcher, Yankees, Giants
1958 David Van Day, rocker, Dollar-Loves Gotta Hold on Me
1958 Kriss Akabusi, Great Britain, 4X400 runner 1984 Olympics silver
1958 Tim Mullens, Dutch singer/guitarist, Ivy green
1956 Kristine Arnold, Torrance, singer, Sweethearts of Rodeo-Midnight Girl
1956 Lucy Gutteridge, actress, Top Secret, Trouble With Spies
1953 Nadezhda Olizarenko, U.S.S.R., 800m/1500m runner, 1980 Olympics gold
1953 Sixto Lezcano, born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, professional baseball player, outfielder, played for Milwaukee Brewers, San Diego Padres
1952 Jeff Fahey, actor, Darkman III, Crossover, Serpent's Lair
1952 S. Epatha Merkerson, Saginaw, Michigan, actress, Jacob's Ladder, Terminator 2
1950 Ed Harris, Tenafly, New Jersey, actor, Right Stuff, Swing Shift, Walker, Coma
1949 Alexander Godunov, Russia, composer/dancer, Bolshoi, defected 1979
1949 Hugh McKenna, rocker, Alex Harvey Band
1949 Paul Shaffer, Thunder Bay Ont, orchestra leader, SNL, David Letterman
1949 Victor Ostrovsky, Canadian/Israel, Mossad agent, By Way of Deception
1948 Agnieszka Holland, Warsaw Poland, actress/director, Europa Europa
1948 Beeb Birtles, Gerard Birtlekamp, rock guitarist, Little River Band
1948 Dick Morris, American Author
1946 Joe Dante, director, Matinee, Twilight Zone, Police Squad, Gremlins
1946 Susan Spencer, New York, correspondent, 48 Hours, 1946 approx]
1944 Rita Mae Brown, actress, Long Hot Summer, Slumber Party Massacre
1943 Chas Hodges, born in Edmonton, London, rocker, pianist, guitarist, vocalist, member of English duo Chas & Dave, worked with producer Joe Meek, backed Jerry Lee Lewis
1943 Randy Newman, New Orleans, vocalist, Short People, Love, Louisiana, Raindrops
1942 Paul Warfield, NFL/WFL wide receiver, Cleveland, Miami, Memphis
1942 Eric Shinseki, American Soldier
1941 Laura Antonelli, Pola Yugoslavia, actress, Wifemistress, Divine Nymph
1940 Bruce Channel, born in Jacksonville, Bruce McMeans, Texas, singer, rocker, known for hit song, 'Hey! Baby', rock and roll, pop music, recorded with Smash Records, Mercury Records
1940 Clem Curtis, born in Trinidad, singer, lead vocalist for The Foundations, a British soul group, including hits, 'Baby Now That I've Found You', 'Back On My Feet Again', 'Any Old Time'
1938 Michael Ritchie, American Director
1936 Gary Hart, born in Ottawa, Kansas, Senator-D-Colorado, 1975 - 1986
1935 Randolph Stow, author and poet, Suburbs of Hell
1934 Dick Rhyan, Columbus, Ohio, PGA golfer, 1994 GTE-5th
1933 Joe Knollenberg, born in Mattoon, Illinois, Representative-R-Michigan 1993 - 2009
1932 Ben[jamin William] Bova, U.S., sci-fi author, Exiled from Earth
1932 Ethel L Ennis, U.S. orchestra leader/jazz singer, Once Again
1932 Terence Frisby, poet/screenwriter, There's a Girl in My Soup
1931 Dervla Murphy, travel author, Full Tilt, In Ethiopia with a Mule
1931 Hope Lange, Redding Ridge, Connecticut, actress, Ghost and Mrs. Muir
1931 Ian Skipper, English businessman/multi-millionaire, Heritage Projects
1931 Rinus Ferdinandusse, editor/author, Nude on Fence
1929 Berry Gordy, Jr., Detroit, record company owner, Motown
1929 Berry Gordy, American Businessman
1928 Edward LeBone Molotlegi, chief of the Bafokeng
1925 Aurelio de la Vega, composer
1925 Virginia Hewitt, born in Shreveport, Louisiana, actress, Carol-Space Patrol
1924 Kees Otten, Dutch flutist
1923 Helen Delich Bentley, born in Ruth, Nevada, Representative-R-Maryland 1985 - 1995
1923 Phyllis Jenkins, literary and theatrical agent community activist
1923 Ted Stevens, born in Indianapolis, Indiana, Senator-R-Alaska 1968 - 2009
1922 Helen Kinney Copley, newspaper publisher
1920 Cecilia Colledge, England, figure skater 1936 Olympics silver
1919 Keith Miller, cricketer, one of Australia's best ever all-rounders
1917 Kees Schilperoort, Dutch radio/TV host
1916 Guy Lapebie, France, 100K cyclist 1936 Olympics silver
1916 Lilian Baels, English 2nd wife of Belgian king Leopold III
1915 Pamela Harrison, composer
1913 Hugo Pos, Suriname/Netherlands WW II prosecutor of minor war crimes Tokyo
1912 Heinz Galinski, President, Central council for Jews in Germany
1912 Morris Louis, U.S. painter, post abstract
1909 Aleksandar Rankovic, Yugoslavic partisan/vice-premier
1908 Arturo Frondizi, president Argentina, 1958-62
1908 Claude Levi-Strauss, Belgium, social anthropologist, Structure Anthro
1908 Roberto Lupi, composer
1907 Alberto Moravia, Pincherle, Italian author, Indifferent Ones
1904 James Eastland, born in Doddsville, Mississippi, Senator-D-Mississippi 1941 - 1941 and 1943 - 1978
1904 Nancy Mitford, English author, Love in a cold climate
1902 Victor Jory, Dawson City Canada, actor, Kings Row, Manhunt
1900 Lester Vail, actor, Dance Fools Dance, Consolation Marriage
1898 Yuri N Libedinski, Ukrainian writer, Birth of Hero,
1896 Lilia Skala, Vienna, actress, House of Games, Flashdance, Charly
1896 Dawn Powell, American Writer
1895 Jose Iturbi, Valencia Spain, pianist, Pequena danza Espanola
1894 Brooks Atkinson, drama critic, Broadway theater namesake
1894 Henry Hazlitt, American Philosopher
1892 Thomas Wood, composer
1887 Bobby Watson, born in Springfield, Illinois, comedian
1887 Ernst Rohm, German staff member/Bolivian leader/SA
1887 Jacobo Palm, Curacaos pianist/organist
1883 Paul Hastings Allen, composer
1881 Stefan Zweig, Vienna Austria, poet/essayist/dramatist, Beware of Pity
1880 Alexander A Block, Russian poet, Dvenatsat
1880 Marinus van Meel, 1st Dutch aviator
1878 Jozef van Mierlo, Belgian Jesuit/literary, Hadewych
1876 Bert Vogler, cricketer, early South African googly bowler
1868 Frantisek Alois Drdla, composer
1866 Arthur Frederick Augustus "Dick" Lilley, cricket keeper, England
1866 Henry Bacon, architect, Lincoln Memorial
1866 Johannes F "Johan" Bakker Sr, Dutch actor/husband of Truus Soete
1864 Carel A Lion Cachet, lithographer/wood carver
1857 Alfonso XII, king of Spain, 1874-85
1856 Alexandr Dmitriyevich Kastal'sky, composer
1854 Gottlieb J Haberlandt, Hungarians/German botanist
1849 Albert J-BJ Thos, Belgian colonial pioneer, Congo
1843 Manuel Gregorio Tavarez, composer
1841 E. M. Grace, cricketer, brother of W G
1837 John Wesley Hyatt, inventor, celluloid
1829 Anton Rubinstein, Vykhvatinetz Podolia, composer, Omitri Doskoy,
1821 Nikolai Nekrasov, Russ, poet/journalist, Who Can be Happy in Russia?
1820 Friedrich Engels, Germany, social philosopher; Marx's collaborator
1820 Lawrence O'Bryan Branch, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1812 Ludwig Mathias Lindeman, composer
1811 Maximilian II Jozef, king of Bayern, 1848-64
1810 William Froude, England, engineer/naval architect
1805 John Stephens, U.S. archaeologist; founded study of Central America
1795 Adolf Bernhard Marx, composer
1793 Carl Jonas Love Almquist, Swedish composer, Tornrosens Buck
1792 Victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education
1785 Achille-Charles, duc de Broglie, French PM, 1835-36
1784 Ferdinand Reis, composer
1777 Georg A Kestner, German art collector/diplomat
1770 F Louise W, daughter of viceroy Willem V and Wilhelmina of Prussia
1763 Matthaus Fischer, composer
1757 William Blake, English poet/painter, Songs of Innocence and Experience
1704 Jacob Mossel, governor-general, Dutch East Indies
1632 Jean-Baptiste Lully, Florence Italy, composer, Bellerophen
1628 John Bunyan, England, cleric/author, Pilgrim's Progress
1607 Pietro Sforza, Italian theologist: Istoria del Concilio di Trento











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