From the archives of The Daily News for April 28:
- In 1914, Galveston’s ministerial association planned to hold a weekly service for streetcar men.
- In 1914, 400 students from State Normal School in Huntsville were to visit Galveston for a week.
- In 1964, a member of the Ball High School rifle team won an overall high school trophy in national championship matches in Orange.
- In 1964, new statistics showed exports from Texas to Japan took a healthy jump in 1963.
- In 1989, shrimpers saw a reprieve. Until May 1, there would be no fines for those who failed to have turtle excluder devices on their nets. After the reprieve, shrimpers would face fines of up to $12,000.
- In 1989, an outbreak of tuberculosis was reported at the Galveston County building in Texas City. One woman had a confirmed case, and two other employees had tested positive for exposure to the disease.