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What Happened on December 28th This Day in History

Year Name
2014 Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501 crashes into the Karimata Strait en route from Surabaya to Singapore, killing all 162 people aboard.
2014 Nine people die and another 19 are reported missing, when the MS Norman Atlantic catches fire in the Strait of Otranto, in the Adriatic Sea, in Italian waters.
2009 Forty-three people die in a suicide bombing in Karachi, Pakistan, where Shia Muslims are observing the Day of Ashura.
2006 War in Somalia: The militaries of Somalia's Transitional Federal Government and Ethiopian troops capture Mogadishu unopposed.
1989 A magnitude 5.6 earthquake hits Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, killing 13 people.
1973 The United States Endangered Species Act is signed into law by President Richard Nixon.
1972 The last scheduled day for induction into the military by the Selective Service System. Due to the fact that President Richard Nixon declared this day a national day of mourning due to former President Harry S Truman's death, approximately 300 men were not able to report due to most Federal offices being closed.
1967 American businesswoman Muriel Siebert becomes the first woman to own a seat on the New York Stock Exchange.
1958 "Greatest Game Ever Played": The Baltimore Colts defeat the New York Giants in the first ever National Football League sudden death overtime game at New York's Yankee Stadium to win the NFL Championship.
1956 Chin Peng, David Marshall and Tunku Abdul Rahman meet in Baling, Malaya to try and resolve the Malayan Emergency situation.
1948 The DC-3 airliner NC16002 disappears 80 kilometres (50 mi) south of Miami.
1944 Maurice Richard becomes the first player to score eight points in one game of NHL ice hockey.
1943 Soviet authorities launch Operation Ulussy, beginning the deportation of the Kalmyk nation to Siberia and Central Asia.
1943 World War II: After eight days of brutal house-to-house fighting, the Battle of Ortona concludes with the victory of the 1st Canadian Infantry Division over the German 1st Parachute Division and the capture of the Italian town of Ortona.
1941 World War II: Operation Anthropoid, the plot to assassinate high-ranking Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich, commences.
1918 Constance Markievicz, while detained in Holloway prison, becomes the first woman to be elected Member of Parliament (MP) to the British House of Commons.
1912 The first municipally owned streetcars take to the streets in San Francisco.
1908 The 7.1 Mw  Messina earthquake shakes Southern Italy with a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI (Extreme), killing between 75,000 and 200,000.
1902 The Syracuse Athletic Club defeat the New York Philadelphians, 5–0, in the first indoor professional football game, which was held at Madison Square Garden.
1895 The Lumière brothers perform for their first paying audience at the Grand Cafe in Boulevard des Capucines.
1895 Wilhelm Röntgen publishes a paper detailing his discovery of a new type of radiation, which later will be known as x-rays.
1885 Indian National Congress, a political party of India, is founded in Bombay Presidency, British India.
1879 Tay Bridge disaster: The central part of the Tay Rail Bridge in Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom collapses as a train passes over it, killing 75.
1846 Iowa is admitted as the 29th U.S. state.
1836 South Australia and Adelaide are founded.
1836 Spain recognizes the independence of Mexico with the signing of the Santa María–Calatrava Treaty.
1835 Osceola leads his Seminole warriors in Florida into the Second Seminole War against the United States Army.
1832 John C. Calhoun becomes the first Vice President of the United States to resign. He resigned after being elected Senator from South Carolina.
1795 Construction of Yonge Street, formerly recognized as the longest street in the world, begins in York, Upper Canada (present-day Toronto).
1768 King Taksin's coronation achieved through conquest as a king of Thailand and established Thonburi as a capital.
1659 The Marathas defeat the Adilshahi forces in the Battle of Kolhapur.
1308 The reign of Emperor Hanazono of Japan begins.
1065 Edward the Confessor's Romanesque monastic church at Westminster Abbey is consecrated.
893 An earthquake destroys the city of Dvin, Armenia.
484 Alaric II succeeds his father Euric and becomes king of the Visigoths. He establishes his capital at Aire-sur-l'Adour (Southern Gaul).
457 Majorian is acclaimed as Western Roman emperor.
418 A papal election begins, resulting in the election of Pope Boniface I.
Famous People Born on December 28

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Year Name
1990 Bastiaan Lijesen, Dutch swimmer
1900 Ted Lyons, American baseball player (d. 1986)
1882 Arthur Eddington, English astronomer, physicist, and mathematician (d. 1944)
1977 Shane Elford, Australian rugby league player
1943 David Peterson, Canadian lawyer and politician, 20th Premier of Ontario
1856 Woodrow Wilson, American historian and politician, 28th President of the United States, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1924)
1945 Max Hastings, English journalist, historian, and author
1946 Hubert Green, American golfer (d. 2018)
1975 B. J. Ryan, American baseball player
1461 Louise of Savoy, French nun (d. 1503)
Famous People Deaths On December 28

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Date Name
1913 Ahmet Mithat Efendi, Turkish journalist and translator (b. 1844)
1963 Paul Hindemith, German violist, composer, and conductor (b. 1895)
1942 Alfred Flatow, German gymnast (b. 1869)
1872 James Van Ness, American lawyer and politician, 7th Mayor of San Francisco (b. 1808)
1547 Konrad Peutinger, German humanist and antiquarian (b. 1465)
1971 Max Steiner, Austrian-American pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1888)
925 Wang Zongbi, general of the Chinese state of Former Shu
1976 Katharine Byron, American politician (b. 1903)
1993 William L. Shirer, American journalist and historian (b. 1904)
1918 Olavo Bilac, Brazilian poet and journalist (b. 1865)