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What Happened on March 28th This Day in History

Year Name
2006 At least one million union members, students and unemployed take to the streets in France in protest at the government's proposed First Employment Contract law.
2005 An earthquake shakes northern Sumatra with a magnitude of 8.6 and killing over 1000 people.
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.
2001 Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos begins operation.
1999 Kosovo War: Serb paramilitary and military forces kill at least 130 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 at least 1,200.
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 student protest.
1965 An Mw  7.4 earthquake in Chile sets off a series of tailings dam failures, burying the town of El Cobre and killing at least 500 people.
1959 The State Council of the People's Republic of China dissolves the government of Tibet.
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: First day of the Battle of Cape Matapan in Greece between the navies of the United Kingdom and Australia, and the Royal Italian navy.
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.
1918 General John J. Pershing, during World War I, cancels 42nd 'Rainbow' Division's orders to Rolampont for further training and diverted it to the occupy the Baccarat sector.[17] Rainbow Division becomes "the first American division to take over an entire sector on its own, which it held longer than any other American division-occupied sector alone for a period of three months".
1918 Finnish Civil War: On the so-called "Bloody Maundy Thursday of Tampere", the Whites force the Reds to attack the city center, where the city's fiercest battles being fought in Kalevankangas with large casualties on both sides. During the same day, an explosion at the Red headquarters of Tampere kills several commanders.[19]
1910 Henri Fabre becomes the first person to fly a seaplane, the Fabre Hydravion, after taking off from a water runway near in France.
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.
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.
1776 Juan Bautista de Anza finds the site for the Presidio of San Francisco.
1566 The foundation stone of Valletta, Malta's capital city, is laid[4] 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
1975 Kate Gosselin, American television personality
1987 Simeon Jackson, Canadian soccer player
1933 Frank Murkowski, American soldier, banker, and politician, 8th Governor of Alaska
1970 Vince Vaughn, American actor
1915 Jay Livingston, American singer-songwriter (d. 2001)
1913 Toko Shinoda, Japanese artist (d. 2021)
1980 Luke Walton, American basketball player
1990 Laura Harrier, American actress and model
1985 Stefano Ferrario, Italian footballer
1892 Corneille Heymans, Belgian physiologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1968)
Famous People Deaths On March 28

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Date Name
1239 Emperor Go-Toba of Japan (b. 1180)
2013 George E. P. Box, English-American statistician and educator (b. 1919)
1996 Shin Kanemaru, Japanese politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1914)
1868 James Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan, English lieutenant and politician (b. 1797)
966 Flodoard, Frankish canon and chronicler
2009 Maurice Jarre, French-American composer and conductor (b. 1924)
1916 James Strachan-Davidson, English classical scholar, academic administrator, translator, and author (b. 1843)
2016 James Noble, American actor (b. 1922)
2000 Anthony Powell, English soldier and author (b. 1905)
1944 Stephen Leacock, English-Canadian political scientist and author (b. 1869)