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Historical Events In August - 28

Thursday, 21 February 2019

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

1981  On this day in history 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  On this day in history national Centers for Disease Control announces high incidence of Pneumocystis & Kaposi's sarcoma in gay men  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1983  Israeli PM Menachem Begin announces resignation on this day in history.  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  On this day in history jan Clayton, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie), dies at 66  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1986  US Navy officer Jerry A Whitworth sentenced to 365 years for spying on this day in history.  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  On this day in history iraq declares Kuwait its 19th province  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  5 die in a NYC subway's 3rd worst accident on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On this day in history red Tom Browning vs Expo Dennis Martinez both perfect game pitcher  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1992  On August - 28 national Defence sends destroyer HMCS Gatineau to monitor UN embargo against Yugoslavia and moves to NATO standing force in Mediterranean  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1994  On this day in history david Wright, poet, dies at 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1996  On this day in history lynda Carr, educationist, dies at 50  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  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 Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

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

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 August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

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

1476  On this day in history 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 August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  On this day in history birth of george Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1612  Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (d. 1653) was born on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1667  Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721) was born on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

0430  Aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75 on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0876  Louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1065  On this day in history 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 August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1481  Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies on this day in history.  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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