Historical Events In March - 28
Tuesday, 24 November 2020
1985 STS 51-D vehicle moves to launch pad on this day in history.
1985 Marc Chagall, French painter, dies at 97 on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history extremist Sikhs kill 13 hindus in Ludhiana India
1986 On March - 28 john N McMahon, ends term as deputy director of CIA
1986 Victor J Lopez, actor (Chuey-Man From Atlantis), dies at 39 on this day in history.
1987 Stacking of Discovery's SRBs gets underway on March - 28.
1987 Maria Augusta Trapp, singer (Trapp Family Singers), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1989 On March - 28 new Zealand wins America's Cup over Stars & Stripes, in a New York court
1990 President Bush awards Jesse Owens the Congressional Gold Medal on this day in history.
1990 Three arrested in London in plot to smuggle US-made nuclear triggering devices to Iraq on this day in history.
1990 On March - 28 helene Fortescu Reynolds, actress (Bermuda Mystery), dies at 65
1991 Mike Tyson admits paternity to Kimberly Scarborough's son on this day in history.
1991 Carlos Montalban, actor (Bananas), dies at 85 on March - 28.
1992 On this day in history wendell Mayes, writer, dies of cancer at 72
1993 On this day in history conservatives win French parliamentary election
1993 Type II supernova detected in M81 (NGC 3031) on March - 28.
1994 Armed Zulus demonstrate in Johannesburg, over 53 killed on this day in history.
1994 Italy's right-wing alliance under Silvio Berlusconi wins election on March - 28.
1995 On March - 28 julia Roberts & Lyle Lovett split-up
1995 Queensland beat South Australia to win first ever cricket Sheffield Shield on March - 28.
1995 World's largest bank-Japan's Mitsubishi Bank & Bank of Tokyo merge on March - 28.
1996 In Ecuador a 6.0 earthquake occurred at least 27 people killed, 100 injured, several thousand homeless on this day in history.
1996 Katie Beam, 17, of Oklahoma, crowned 35th Miss Teenage America on this day in history.
1999 On this day in history in the Xizang-India Border Region a 5.5 earthquake occurred At least 61 people killed and 125 injured in the Chamoli district; 34 killed and 177 injured in the Rudraprayag district; 5 killed and 60 injured in the Tehri Garhwal district; 19 injured in the Bageshwar district; 13 injured in the Pauri Garhwal district, India
2005 On this day in history the 205 Sumatran earthquake struck off Sumatra, 3 months after the 204 Indian Ocean earthquake. At a magnitude of 8.7 it is the second largest earthquake since 1965.
2007 Former MLB pitcher Ugueth Urbina is sentenced to 14 years in prison on March - 28.
2013 On this day in history 143 rebels and 20 government troop are killed in conflict in Pibor County, Sudan
2014 On March - 28 russia increases the price of gas to the Ukraine by 80%
2017 On March - 28 uS confirms likely it is behind the air strike in Mosul, Iraq that led to collapse of a building that killed more than 100 civilians
2017 Britain introduces 1st new pound coin in 30 years with secret security feature inside to stop counterfeiting on this day in history.
2017 World's largest dinosaur footprint at 1.7 metres found in Kimberley, Western Australia on March - 28.
2017 US President Donald Trump signs Energy Independence executive order undoing Obama climate-control measures on this day in history.
2017 On March - 28 cyclone Debbie strikes north east Queensland coast as a category 4 storm
2018 On this day in history north Korea's Kim Jong-un meets Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Beijing, China, his first trip outside of North Korea since coming to power in 2011