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Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

World events on this day in the Menzies Era
  • 1951 - "Kiss Me, Kate" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 1077 perfs
  • 1951 - Walt Disney's "Alice In Wonderland" released
  • 1952 - Rogers Hornsby replaces Luke Sewell, as Cincinnati Reds manager
  • 1954 - Ernest Blochs 4th string quartet, premieres
  • 1957 - Jerry Lee Lewis makes his 1st TV appearance (Steve Allen Show)
  • 1957 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Wolverine Golf Open
  • 1957 - White Sox' James Landis struck out 5 times in a game
  • 1958 - Baltimore Colts wins NFL-championship
  • 1959 - Great-Britain starts using postal codes
  • 1959 - Hawaii's 1st US election sends 1st Asian-Americans to Congress
  • 1960 - Republican National convention selects Richard Nixon as candidate
  • 1962 - 19 die in a train crash in Steelton Pa
  • 1962 - Mariner I launched to Mars falls into Atlantic Ocean
  • 1963 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Wolverine Golf Open
  • 1964 - England all out 611 in reply to Australia's 8-656 Match a draw
  • 1964 - Ranger 7 launched toward the Moon; sent back 4308 TV pictures
  • 1965 - LBJ sends 50,000 more soldiers to Vietnam (total of 125,000)
  • 1967 - Pirate Radio Station 390 (Radio Invicta) (England) closes down
  • 1971 - 16 time gold glover Brook Robinson commits 3 errors in 6th inning
  • 1971 - Dutch ends censorship of "Blue Movie"
  • 1972 - 39th NFL Chicago All Star Game: Dallas 20, All Stars 7 (54,162)