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Historical Events In August - 28

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

1981  On August - 28 john Hinckley Jr pleads innocent in attempt to kill Pres Reagan  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On August - 28 john Hinckley Jr. pleads innocent to attempting to kill US President Ronald Reagan. He is later acquitted by reason of insanity.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  National Centers for Disease Control announces high incidence of Pneumocystis & Kaposi's sarcoma in gay men on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On August - 28 sebastian Coe of UK sets 1-mi record of 3 47.33 (since broken)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On this day in history sebastian Coe of UK sets 1-mi record of 3:47.33 (since broken)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On this day in history g W A Chubb, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa, 21 wickets), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  Israeli PM Menachem Begin announces resignation on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  Joseph Kreckman sets record of 2,215 clay pigeons shot in an hour on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  Jan Clayton, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie), dies at 66 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Launch of Aussat, Australia's first domestic communications satellite on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1985  On this day in history ruth Gordon, actress (Big Bus), dies of a stroke in her sleep at 88  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On this day in history uS Navy officer Jerry A Whitworth sentenced to 365 years for spying  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  John Huston, US/Irish actor/director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On August - 28 70 killed in crash of 3 Italian AF fighters at air show in Germany  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On this day in history hazel Dawn, US singer/actress (Under Clover, Margie), dies at 98  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  Iraq declares Kuwait its 19th province on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  Kuwait declared the 19th province of Iraq, by Saddam Hussein on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  Willy Vandersteen, Flemish cartoonist (Suske & Wiske), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On this day in history 5 die in a NYC subway's 3rd worst accident  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Red Tom Browning vs Expo Dennis Martinez both perfect game pitcher on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On August - 28 christian Anders, actor/composer (Death Stone, Love Cult), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  National Defence sends destroyer HMCS Gatineau to monitor UN embargo against Yugoslavia and moves to NATO standing force in Mediterranean on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  René Ray, English countess/actress (Farewell again), dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  David Wright, poet, dies at 74 on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  Chase Manhattan and Chemical Bank announce plans for a $10 billion merger to become the largest bank in the US on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  On this day in history agnes Patrick, campaigner, dies at 85  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  Britain's Prince Charles and Princess Diana divorce, ending 15 years of marriage on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  Lynda Carr, educationist, dies at 50 on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  On this day in history terrorist wounds 52 at bus station in Beersheba, Israel. Islamic Jihad claims responsibility for attack.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2006  A Greyhound Lines bus from New York City to Montreal, carrying 52 people, crashes at mile 115 on Interstate 87 near Elizabethtown killing 5 people including the driver and several are seriously injured on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  On August - 28 abdullah Gül is elected as the eleventh President of Turkey by the Turkish Parliament, after secularist concerns delayed his initial candidacy.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2012  On this day in history mitt Romney is officially nominated as the United States Republican Party's candidate  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2013  On this day in history china and Russia walk out of a UN Security Council meeting after the US pushes for immediate action against Syria's use of chemical weapons  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  Kenya brings in world's toughest ban on plastic bags with possible US$38,000 fine and four years in jail on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1025  Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1476  On August - 28 birth of motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1582  Taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1612  On August - 28 birth of marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (d. 1653)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1667  On this day in history birth of louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1673  On August - 28 birth of conrad Michael Schneider, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1691  Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1750) was born on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In August - 28

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0388  Death of Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0430  On this day in history aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0876  On this day in history louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1065  On August - 28 death of frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1341  Death of King Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1481  Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1484  Death of Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1539  Death of Lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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