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Historical Events In August - 28

Monday, 18 January 2021

1981  John Hinckley Jr pleads innocent in attempt to kill Pres Reagan on August - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  On August - 28 national Centers for Disease Control announces high incidence of Pneumocystis & Kaposi's sarcoma in gay men  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  G W A Chubb, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa, 21 wickets), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  On this day in history israeli PM Menachem Begin announces resignation  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 this day in history launch of Aussat, Australia's first domestic communications satellite  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  US Navy officer Jerry A Whitworth sentenced to 365 years for spying on August - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  On this day in history john Huston, US/Irish actor/director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81  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  Hazel Dawn, US singer/actress (Under Clover, Margie), dies at 98 on August - 28.  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  On August - 28 kuwait declared the 19th province of Iraq, by Saddam Hussein  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  Willy Vandersteen, Flemish cartoonist (Suske & Wiske), dies on August - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1992  National Defence sends destroyer HMCS Gatineau to monitor UN embargo against Yugoslavia and moves to NATO standing force in Mediterranean on August - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  René Ray, English countess/actress (Farewell again), dies at 80 on this day in history.  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  On this day in history chase Manhattan and Chemical Bank announce plans for a $10 billion merger to become the largest bank in the US.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1995  Agnes Patrick, campaigner, dies at 85 on August - 28.  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 August - 28 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 August - 28 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

2013  On August - 28 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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1025  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1476  Motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1582  Taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620) was born on August - 28.  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  Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (d. 1653) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1667  On August - 28 birth of louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1673  On this day in history birth of conrad Michael Schneider, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1691  On August - 28 birth of elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1750)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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 August - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0430  On August - 28 aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75  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 this day in history 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  Death of Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered on August - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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