Historical Events In October - 28
Friday, 24 March 2023
1981 On October - 28 edward M McIntrye elected 1st black mayor of Augusta Georgia
1982 NASA launches RCA-E on this day in history.
1986 Margaretha "Marga" Klompe, Dutch 1st female minister (CRM), dies at 74 on this day in history.
1987 Andre Masson, France, surrealist artist (Labyrinth), dies at 91 on this day in history.
1988 On October - 28 jurors award $147,000 to Tacoma parishioner seduced by her minister
1988 Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen gives $10 million to U Wash library on this day in history.
1989 Oakland A's sweep SF Giants in earthquake/BART series on October - 28.
1991 On October - 28 dudley McConnell, headed NASA's Earth Science Division, dies
1992 Joan Maloney Rio, dancer, dies of cancer at 57 on October - 28.
1993 Carmino Baelen, Belgian sleder, dies at 22 on October - 28.
1994 On this day in history sjlomo Goren, Polish/Israeli supreme rabbi, dies
1995 Allan Leslie Merson, historian, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1996 On October - 28 jack Tinker, drama critic, dies at 58
1997 On this day in history toni Carabillo, writer (Feminist Chronicles), dies of lymphoma at 71
2005 Vice presidential adviser Lewis "Scooter" Libby resigns after being charged with obstruction of justice, perjury and making a false statement in the CIA leak investigation on October - 28.
2007 Elections in Argentina for the President and members of the National Congress. Cristina Fernández de Kirchner wins presidential elections and becomes the first female elected president in Argentina on this day in history.
2007 The Boston Red Sox win the 2007 World Series in a four-game sweep against the Colorado Rockies on October - 28.
2007 On this day in history the Vatican beatifies 498 Spanish victims of religious persecution from before and during the Spanish Civil War.
2012 On this day in history syrian ceasefire collapses and 128 people are killed in ongoing civil war violence
2014 On this day in history kansas City Royals defeat the San Francisco Giants 10–0 in the 6th game to tie the 2014 World Series 3-3
2017 Twin car bomb attacks in Mogadishu, Somalia, kill at least 27, Islamist militant group al-Shabab claim responsibility on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history michael D. Higgins is re-elected Irish president
2018 On October - 28 political crisis in Sri Lanka after President Sirisena sacks Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe and the cabinet, suspends parliament for two weeks with one man killed in protests
2018 On October - 28 british Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton finishes 4th in the Mexican Grand Prix at Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez to clinch his 5th Formula 1 World Drivers Championship
2018 On October - 28 boston Red Sox beats LA Dodgers, 5-1 in Game 5 at Dodger Stadium to win 9th Baseball World Series in franchise history
2018 Ukrainian tennis star Elina Svitolina registers biggest win of her career when she rallies for a 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 triumph over American Sloane Stephens in a classic WTA Finals title decider in Singapore on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history the far-right Jair Bolsonaro is elected as the next President of Brazil, with 55% of the vote.
2021 Mark Zuckerberg announces Facebook will change its corporate name to Meta amid increased public scrutiny over leaked internal documents on October - 28.