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What Happened on March 28th This Day in History

Year Name
2006 Massive protests are mounted against France's First Employment Contract law, meant to reduce youth unemployment.
2005 An earthquake shakes northern Sumatra with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VI (Strong), leaving 915-1,314 people dead and 340-1,146 injured.
2003 In a friendly fire incident, two American A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft attack British tanks participating in the 2003 invasion of Iraq, killing one soldier.
1999 Kosovo War: Serb paramilitary and military forces kill 146 Kosovo Albanians in Izbica.
1994 In South Africa, African National Congress security guards kill dozens of Inkatha Freedom Party protesters.
1990 United States President George H. W. Bush posthumously awards Jesse Owens the Congressional Gold Medal.
1979 A coolant leak at the Three Mile Island's Unit 2 nuclear reactor outside Harrisburg, Pennsylvania leads to the core overheating and a partial meltdown.
1979 The British House of Commons passes a vote of no confidence against James Callaghan's government by 1 vote, precipitating a general election.
1978 The US Supreme Court hands down 5-3 decision in Stump v. Sparkman, a controversial case involving involuntary sterilization and judicial immunity.
1970 An earthquake strikes western Turkey at about 23:05 local time, killing 1,086 and injuring 1,260.
1969 Greek poet and Nobel Prize laureate Giorgos Seferis makes a famous statement on the BBC World Service opposing the junta in Greece.
1968 Brazilian high school student Edson Luís de Lima Souto is killed by military police at a protest for cheaper meals at a restaurant for low-income students.
1959 The State Council of the People's Republic of China dissolves the government of Tibet.
1951 First Indochina War: In the Battle of Mạo Khê, French Union forces, led by World War II hero Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, inflict a defeat on Viỿt Minh forces commanded by General Võ Nguyên Giáp.
1946 Cold War: The United States Department of State releases the Acheson-Lilienthal Report, outlining a plan for the international control of nuclear power.
1942 World War II: A British combined force permanently disables the Louis Joubert Lock in Saint-Nazaire in order to keep the German battleship Tirpitz away from the mid-ocean convoy lanes.
1941 World War II: Britain's Mediterranean Fleet sinks three heavy cruisers and two destroyers of Italy's Regia Marina.
1939 Spanish Civil War: Generalissimo Francisco Franco conquers Madrid after a three-year siege.
1933 The Imperial Airways biplane City of Liverpool is believed to be the first airliner lost to sabotage when a passenger sets a fire on board.
1920 Palm Sunday tornado outbreak of 1920 affects the Great Lakes region and Deep South states.
1910 Henri Fabre becomes the first person to fly a seaplane, the Fabre Hydravion, after taking off from a water runway near Martigues, France.
1883 Tonkin Campaign: French victory in the Battle of Gia Cuc.
1871 The Paris Commune is formally established in Paris.
1862 American Civil War: In the Battle of Glorieta Pass, Union forces stop the Confederate invasion of the New Mexico Territory. The battle began on March 26.
1860 First Taranaki War: The Battle of Waireka begins.
1854 Crimean War: France and Britain declare war on Russia.
1842 First concert of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Otto Nicolai.
1814 War of 1812: In the Battle of Valparaíso, two American naval vessels are captured by two Royal Navy vessels of equal strength.
1809 Peninsular War: France defeats Spain in the Battle of Medellín.
1802 Heinrich Wilhelm Matthäus Olbers discovers 2 Pallas, the second asteroid ever to be discovered.
1801 Treaty of Florence is signed, ending the war between the French Republic and the Kingdom of Naples.
1795 Partitions of Poland: The Duchy of Courland and Semigallia, a northern fief of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, ceases to exist and becomes part of Imperial Russia.
1794 Allies under Prince Josias of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld defeat French forces at Le Cateau.
1776 Juan Bautista de Anza finds the site for the Presidio of San Francisco.
1737 The Marathas under Baji Rao I attack and defeat the Mughals in the Battle of Delhi.
1566 The foundation stone of Valletta, Malta's capital city, is laid by Jean Parisot de Valette, Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta.
364 Roman Emperor Valentinian I appoints his brother Flavius Valens co-emperor.
193 After assassinating the Roman Emperor Pertinax, his Praetorian Guards auction off the throne to Didius Julianus.
37 Roman emperor Caligula accepts the titles of the Principate, bestowed on him by the Senate.
Famous People Born on March 28

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Year Name
1930 Elizabeth Bainbridge, English soprano
1942 Conrad Schumann, East German border guard (d. 1998)
1881 Martin Sheridan, Irish-American discus thrower and jumper (d. 1918)
1988 Lacey Turner, English actress
1978 Nathan Cayless, Australian-New Zealand rugby league player
1806 Thomas Hare, English lawyer and political scientist (d. 1891)
1917 Claude Bertrand, Canadian neurosurgeon and scholar (d. 2014)
1750 Francisco de Miranda, Venezuelan general and politician, President of Venezuela (d. 1816)
1952 Tony Brise, English race car driver (d. 1975)
1997 Annabelle Davis, English actress
Famous People Deaths On March 28

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Date Name
2010 June Havoc, American actress, dancer, and director (b. 1912)
2015 Gene Saks, American actor and director (b. 1921)
1984 Carmen Dragon, American conductor and composer (b. 1914)
1941 Marcus Hurley, American basketball player and cyclist (b. 1883)
2011 Wenche Foss, Norwegian actress (b. 1917)
1963 Antonius Bouwens, Dutch target shooter (b. 1876)
1941 Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara, Indian police officer (b. 1877)
1974 Françoise Rosay, French actress (b. 1891)
1987 Maria von Trapp, Austrian-American singer (b. 1905)
2012 Harry Crews, American novelist, playwright, short story writer, and essayist (b. 1935)