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Historical Events In August - 28

Sunday, 16 January 2022

1981  John Hinckley Jr pleads innocent in attempt to kill Pres Reagan on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  John Hinckley Jr. pleads innocent to attempting to kill US President Ronald Reagan. He is later acquitted by reason of insanity on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  National Centers for Disease Control announces high incidence of Pneumocystis & Kaposi's sarcoma in gay men on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  Sebastian Coe of UK sets 1-mi record of 3 47.33 (since broken) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  Sebastian Coe of UK sets 1-mi record of 3:47.33 (since broken) on August - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1983  On August - 28 jan Clayton, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie), dies at 66  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  On August - 28 launch of Aussat, Australia's first domestic communications satellite  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  Ruth Gordon, actress (Big Bus), dies of a stroke in her sleep at 88 on August - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1987  John Huston, US/Irish actor/director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81 on August - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  70 killed in crash of 3 Italian AF fighters at air show in Germany on August - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1990  On this day in history iraq declares Kuwait its 19th province  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1990  On this day in history willy Vandersteen, Flemish cartoonist (Suske & Wiske), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  5 die in a NYC subway's 3rd worst accident on August - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  Red Tom Browning vs Expo Dennis Martinez both perfect game pitcher on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  Christian Anders, actor/composer (Death Stone, Love Cult), dies on August - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1992  On this day in history national Defence sends destroyer HMCS Gatineau to monitor UN embargo against Yugoslavia and moves to NATO standing force in Mediterranean  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  René Ray, English countess/actress (Farewell again), dies at 80 on August - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1995  Chase Manhattan and Chemical Bank announce plans for a $10 billion merger to become the largest bank in the US on August - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1995  On August - 28 agnes Patrick, campaigner, dies at 85  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1996  Britain's Prince Charles and Princess Diana divorce, ending 15 years of marriage on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1996  On this day in history lynda Carr, educationist, dies at 50  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2005  Terrorist wounds 52 at bus station in Beersheba, Israel. Islamic Jihad claims responsibility for attack on August - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2006  On this day in history 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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

2012  On August - 28 mitt Romney is officially nominated as the United States Republican Party's candidate  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2013  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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Famous Birthdays In August - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1025  Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068) was born on August - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1476  On this day in history birth of motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1582  On August - 28 birth of taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1673  Conrad Michael Schneider, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1691  On this day in history birth of elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1750)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In August - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0388  Death of Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0430  Aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0876  On August - 28 louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1341  Death of King Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309) on August - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1484  On August - 28 death of diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1539  On August - 28 death of lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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