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July 28th, 2007 (July 28 2007)DeathJim LeRoy, Stunt Plane pilot
July 28th, 2007 (July 28 2007)DeathKarl Gotch, Belgian professional wrestler (born in 1924)
July 28th, 2006 (July 28 2006)DeathDavid Gemmell, British writer (born in 1948)
July 28th, 2005 (July 28 2005)EventThe Provisional Irish Republican Army (The PIRA) call an end to their thirty year long armed campaign in Northern Ireland.
July 28th, 2005 (July 28 2005)EventA tornado touches down in a residential area in south Birmingham, England, causing ?4,000,000 worth of damages and injuring 39 people.
July 28th, 2004 (July 28 2004)DeathFrancis Crick, English molecular biologist, Nobel laureate (born in 1916)Francis Crick Quotes
July 28th, 2004 (July 28 2004)DeathSam Edwards, American actor (born in 1915)
July 28th, 2004 (July 28 2004)DeathEugene Roche, American actor (born in 1928)
July 28th, 2004 (July 28 2004)DeathTiziano Terzani, Italian journalist (born in 1938)
July 28th, 2003 (July 28 2003)DeathLady Valerie Goulding, Irish politician and activist (born in 1918)
July 28th, 2002 (July 28 2002)EventNine coal miners trapped in the flooded Quecreek Mine in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, were rescued after 77 hours underground.
July 28th, 2002 (July 28 2002)DeathArcher John Porter Martin, English chemist, Nobel laureate (born in 1910)John Martin Quotes
July 28th, 2000 (July 28 2000)DeathAbraham Pais, Dutch-born American physicist and historian (born in 1918) Abraham Quotes
July 28th, 1999 (July 28 1999)DeathTrygve Haavelmo, Norwegian economist, Nobel laureate (born in 1911)
July 28th, 1998 (July 28 1998)DeathLenny McLean, English bareknuckle fighter (born in 1949)
July 28th, 1997 (July 28 1997)EventGuatemala becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
July 28th, 1997 (July 28 1997)DeathSeni Pramoj, Thai politician (born in 1905)
July 28th, 1996 (July 28 1996)EventKennewick Man, the remains of a prehistoric man, was discovered near Kennewick, Washington.
July 28th, 1996 (July 28 1996)DeathRoger Tory Peterson, American ornithologist and educator (born in 1908)
July 28th, 1993 (July 28 1993)BirthHannah Lochner, Canadian actress
July 28th, 1990 (July 28 1990)BirthShana Swash, English Actress
July 28th, 1990 (July 28 1990)BirthSoulja Boy, American Rapper
July 28th, 1990 (July 28 1990)DeathJill Esmond, British actress (born in 1908)
July 28th, 1988 (July 28 1988)BirthAyla Brown, American singer
July 28th, 1988 (July 28 1988)BirthCasper Johansen, Danish footballer
July 28th, 1986 (July 28 1986)BirthAlexandra Chando, American actress
July 28th, 1985 (July 28 1985)BirthDustin Milligan, Canadian actor
July 28th, 1985 (July 28 1985)BirthTynisha Keli, American singer
July 28th, 1984 (July 28 1984)BirthDeMeco Ryans, American football player
July 28th, 1984 (July 28 1984)BirthZach Parise, American ice hockey player
July 28th, 1982 (July 28 1982)BirthAgusta Eva Erlendsdottir, Icelandic singer and actress
July 28th, 1982 (July 28 1982)BirthTom Pelphrey, American actor
July 28th, 1982 (July 28 1982)DeathKeith Green, American gospel singer and pianist (born in 1953)
July 28th, 1981 (July 28 1981)BirthMichael Carrick, English footballer
July 28th, 1981 (July 28 1981)BirthJo In Sung, South Korean actor
July 28th, 1980 (July 28 1980)BirthStephen Christian, American singer (Anberlin)
July 28th, 1979 (July 28 1979)BirthLee Minwoo, Korean singer (Shinhwa)
July 28th, 1979 (July 28 1979)BirthBirgitta Haukdal, Icelandic singer
July 28th, 1979 (July 28 1979)BirthHenrik Hansen, Danish footballer
July 28th, 1979 (July 28 1979)DeathCharles Shadwell, English conductor and bandleader (born in 1898)
July 28th, 1978 (July 28 1978)BirthHitomi Yaida, Japanese singer/songwriter
July 28th, 1977 (July 28 1977)BirthEmanuel Ginobili, Argentine basketball player
July 28th, 1977 (July 28 1977)BirthAki Berg, Finnish ice hockey player
July 28th, 1976 (July 28 1976)EventThe Tangshan earthquake measuring between 7.8 and 8.2 magnitude flattens Tangshan, the People s Republic of China, killing 242,769 and injuring 164,851.
July 28th, 1976 (July 28 1976)BirthJacoby Shaddix, American singer (Papa Roach)
July 28th, 1975 (July 28 1975)BirthLeonor Watling, Spanish actress and singer
July 28th, 1974 (July 28 1974)BirthJustin Lee Collins, British comedian
July 28th, 1973 (July 28 1973)EventSummer Jam at Watkins Glen: 600,000 people attend what was for many years the largest musical concert in history, at the Watkins Glen Grand Prix Raceway.
July 28th, 1973 (July 28 1973)BirthSteve Staios, Canadian ice hockey player
July 28th, 1973 (July 28 1973)BirthMarc Dupre, Quebec humorist and singer
July 28th, 1972 (July 28 1972)BirthElizabeth Berkley, American actress
July 28th, 1972 (July 28 1972)BirthEd Templeton, American skateboarder
July 28th, 1972 (July 28 1972)BirthYeom Jeong-ah, South Korean actress
July 28th, 1972 (July 28 1972)DeathHelen Traubel, American soprano (born in 1903)
July 28th, 1972 (July 28 1972)DeathCharu Majumdar, Indian revolutionary leader (born in 1918)
July 28th, 1971 (July 28 1971)BirthStephen Lynch, American musician
July 28th, 1971 (July 28 1971)BirthAnnie Perreault, Canadian short-track speed skater
July 28th, 1971 (July 28 1971)DeathMyril Hoag, American baseball player (born in 1908)
July 28th, 1971 (July 28 1971)DeathCharles E. Pont, American artist (born in 1898)
July 28th, 1970 (July 28 1970)BirthMichael Amott, Swedish guitarist (Arch Enemy)
July 28th, 1970 (July 28 1970)BirthIsabelle Brasseur, Canadian figure skater
July 28th, 1969 (July 28 1969)BirthGarth Snow, American ice hockey goaltender
July 28th, 1969 (July 28 1969)BirthAlexis Arquette, American actor
July 28th, 1969 (July 28 1969)BirthDana White, UFC President
July 28th, 1969 (July 28 1969)DeathRamon Grau, Cuban president (born in 1882)
July 28th, 1968 (July 28 1968)DeathOtto Hahn, German chemist, Nobel laureate (born in 1879)
July 28th, 1967 (July 28 1967)DeathKarl W. Richter, Lieutenant, USAF, American aviator (born in 1942)
July 28th, 1966 (July 28 1966)BirthShikao Suga, Japanese singer/songwriter
July 28th, 1965 (July 28 1965)EventVietnam War: US President Lyndon B. Johnson announces his order to increase the number of United States troops in South Vietnam from 75,000 to 125,000.Lyndon Johnson Quotes
July 28th, 1965 (July 28 1965)BirthPriscilla Chan, Hong Kong singer
July 28th, 1965 (July 28 1965)BirthDelfeayo Marsalis, jazz musician
July 28th, 1965 (July 28 1965)DeathEdogawa Ranpo, Japanese author (born in 1894)
July 28th, 1964 (July 28 1964)BirthLori Loughlin, American actress
July 28th, 1962 (July 28 1962)BirthRachel Sweet, American singer
July 28th, 1961 (July 28 1961)BirthYannick Dalmas, French race car driver Yanni Quotes
July 28th, 1961 (July 28 1961)BirthAlexander Kurlovitch, Soviet weightlifter
July 28th, 1960 (July 28 1960)BirthYoichi Takahashi, Japanese mangaka of Captain Tsubasa and Hungry Heart Wild Striker
July 28th, 1958 (July 28 1958)EventLord Jellicoe makes his maiden speech in the House of Lords.
July 28th, 1958 (July 28 1958)BirthTerry Fox, Canadian athlete and activist (died in 1981)
July 28th, 1958 (July 28 1958)BirthMichael Hitchcock, American actor
July 28th, 1957 (July 28 1957)EventHeavy rain and mudslide occur at Isahaya, western Kyushu, Japan, 992 killed.
July 28th, 1957 (July 28 1957)DeathEdith Abbott, American social worker, educator, and author (born in 1876)
July 28th, 1955 (July 28 1955)EventThe Union Mundial pro Interlingua is founded at the first Interlingua congress in Tours, France.
July 28th, 1955 (July 28 1955)BirthNikolay Zimyatov, Russian cross-country skier
July 28th, 1954 (July 28 1954)BirthBruce Abbott, American actor
July 28th, 1954 (July 28 1954)BirthHugo Chavez, President of Venezuela
July 28th, 1954 (July 28 1954)BirthGerd Faltings, German mathematician
July 28th, 1954 (July 28 1954)BirthSteve Morse, American guitarist
July 28th, 1954 (July 28 1954)BirthMikey Sheehy, Gaelic footballer
July 28th, 1952 (July 28 1952)BirthYoshitaka Amano, Japanese artist
July 28th, 1952 (July 28 1952)BirthVajiralongkorn, Crown Prince of Thailand
July 28th, 1951 (July 28 1951)BirthAnthony A. Williams, Mayor of Washington, D.C.
July 28th, 1951 (July 28 1951)BirthSantiago Calatrava, Spanish architect
July 28th, 1950 (July 28 1950)BirthShahyar Ghanbari, Iranian poet
July 28th, 1949 (July 28 1949)BirthSteve Peregrin Took, English singer (died in 1980)
July 28th, 1949 (July 28 1949)BirthVida Blue, American baseball player
July 28th, 1949 (July 28 1949)BirthPeter Doyle, Australian singer (The New Seekers) (died in 2001)
July 28th, 1948 (July 28 1948)BirthGerald Casale, Musician and Director (Founding Member Devo) Devo Quotes
July 28th, 1948 (July 28 1948)BirthGeorgia Engel, American actress
July 28th, 1948 (July 28 1948)BirthSally Struthers, American actress
July 28th, 1946 (July 28 1946)BirthJonathan Edwards, American singer and songwriterJonathan Edwards Quotes
July 28th, 1946 (July 28 1946)BirthLinda Kelsey, American actress
July 28th, 1946 (July 28 1946)BirthFahmida Riaz, Pakistani writer and feminist
July 28th, 1945 (July 28 1945)EventA US Army B-25 bomber accidentally crashes into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building killing 14 injuring 26.
July 28th, 1945 (July 28 1945)BirthJim Davis, American cartoonist
July 28th, 1943 (July 28 1943)EventWorld War II: Operation GomorrahThe British bomb Hamburg causing a firestorm that kills 42,000 German civilians.
July 28th, 1943 (July 28 1943)BirthMike Bloomfield, American musician (died in 1981)
July 28th, 1943 (July 28 1943)BirthBill Bradley, American basketball player and politician
July 28th, 1943 (July 28 1943)BirthRichard Wright English musician (Pink Floyd)
July 28th, 1942 (July 28 1942)EventWorld War II: USSR leader Joseph Stalin issues Order No. 227 in response to alarming German advances into Russia. Under the order all those who retreat or otherwise leave their positions without orders to do so will be immediately killed.Joseph Stalin Quotes
July 28th, 1942 (July 28 1942)BirthMarty Brennaman, American sportscaster
July 28th, 1942 (July 28 1942)DeathWilliam Matthew Flinders Petrie, English Egyptologist (born in 1853)
July 28th, 1941 (July 28 1941)BirthSusan Roces, Filipino actress
July 28th, 1941 (July 28 1941)BirthRiccardo Muti, Italian conductor
July 28th, 1940 (July 28 1940)BirthPhilip Proctor, American comedian
July 28th, 1938 (July 28 1938)BirthAlberto Fujimori, President of Peru
July 28th, 1938 (July 28 1938)BirthChuan Leekpai, Thai politician and Former Prime Minister of Thailand
July 28th, 1937 (July 28 1937)BirthFrancis Veber, French film director and screenwriter
July 28th, 1936 (July 28 1936)BirthRuss Jackson, Canadian football player
July 28th, 1936 (July 28 1936)BirthGarfield Sobers, Barbadian West Indies cricketer
July 28th, 1935 (July 28 1935)BirthSimon Dee, British television broadcaster
July 28th, 1934 (July 28 1934)BirthJacques d Amboise, American choreographer
July 28th, 1934 (July 28 1934)DeathMarie Dressler, Canadian actress (born in 1868)
July 28th, 1933 (July 28 1933)EventThe diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Spain were established.
July 28th, 1933 (July 28 1933)BirthCharlie Hodge, French Canadian ice hockey goaltender
July 28th, 1932 (July 28 1932)EventUS President Herbert Hoover orders the United States Army to forcibly evict the "Bonus Army" of World War I veterans gathered in Washington, DC.Herbert Hoover Quotes
July 28th, 1930 (July 28 1930)BirthJean Roba, Belgian comics author (died in 2006)
July 28th, 1930 (July 28 1930)BirthJunior Kimbrough, American bluesman (died in 1998)
July 28th, 1930 (July 28 1930)DeathAllvar Gullstrand, Swedish ophthalmologist, Nobel laureate (born in 1862)
July 28th, 1929 (July 28 1929)BirthJacqueline Kennedy Onassis, First Lady of the United States (died in 1994)Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Quotes
July 28th, 1927 (July 28 1927)BirthJohn Ashbery, American poetJohn Ashbery Quotes
July 28th, 1926 (July 28 1926)BirthCharlie Biddle, American-born Quebec jazz bassist (died in 2003)
July 28th, 1925 (July 28 1925)BirthBaruch S. Blumberg, American scientist, Nobel laureate
July 28th, 1924 (July 28 1924)BirthC.T. Vivian, American 1960s Civil Rights Movement activist
July 28th, 1922 (July 28 1922)BirthJacques Piccard, Belgian-born undersea explorer
July 28th, 1916 (July 28 1916)BirthDavid Brown, American film producer
July 28th, 1915 (July 28 1915)BirthCharles Townes, American physicist, Nobel laureate
July 28th, 1914 (July 28 1914)EventWorld WarAustria-Hungary declares war on Serbia after it failed to meet the conditions of an ultimatum it set on July 23 following the killing of Archduke Francis Ferdinand by a Serbian assassin. This event leads to the outbreak of the war.
July 28th, 1914 (July 28 1914)BirthCarmen Dragon, American composer (died in 1984)
July 28th, 1909 (July 28 1909)BirthMalcolm Lowry, English novelist (died in 1957)
July 28th, 1907 (July 28 1907)BirthEarl Tupper, American inventor (died in 1983)
July 28th, 1902 (July 28 1902)BirthKarl Popper, Austrian-born philosopher (died in 1994)Karl Popper Quotes
July 28th, 1901 (July 28 1901)BirthRudy Vallee, American entertainer (died in 1986)
July 28th, 1901 (July 28 1901)BirthFreddie Fitzsimmons, American baseball player (died in 1979)
July 28th, 1900 (July 28 1900)BirthCatherine Dale Owen, American actress (died in 1965)
July 28th, 1898 (July 28 1898)BirthLawrence Gray, American actor (died in 1970)
July 28th, 1896 (July 28 1896)EventThe City of Miami is incorporated.
July 28th, 1896 (July 28 1896)BirthBarbara La Marr, American actress (died in 1926)
July 28th, 1895 (July 28 1895)DeathEdward Beecher, American theologian (born in 1803)
July 28th, 1887 (July 28 1887)BirthMarcel Duchamp, French painter (died in 1968)
July 28th, 1878 (July 28 1878)DeathGeorge Law Curry, Newspaper publisher and Governor of Oregon (born in 1820)
July 28th, 1874 (July 28 1874)BirthErnst Cassirer, German philosopher (died in 1945) Philo Quotes
July 28th, 1872 (July 28 1872)BirthAlbert Sarraut, French politician (died in 1962)
July 28th, 1869 (July 28 1869)DeathJan Evangelista Purkyne, Czech anatomist (born in 1787)Tom Ze Quotes
July 28th, 1868 (July 28 1868)EventThe 14th Amendment to the Constitution is passed, establishing African American citizenship and guaranteeing due process of law.
July 28th, 1867 (July 28 1867)BirthCharles Dillon Perrine, American-born astronomer (died in 1951)
July 28th, 1866 (July 28 1866)BirthBeatrix Potter, English author (died in 1943)Beatrix Potter Quotes
July 28th, 1864 (July 28 1864)EventAmerican Civil War: Battle of Ezra ChurchThe battle begins on this day when Confederate troops make a third unsuccessful attempt to drive Union forces from Atlanta, Georgia.
July 28th, 1863 (July 28 1863)BirthHussein Khan Nakhichevanski, Russian general (died in 1919) Evans Quotes
July 28th, 1860 (July 28 1860)BirthElias M. Ammons, governor of Colorado (died in 1925)
July 28th, 1860 (July 28 1860)BirthGrand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia (died in 1922)
July 28th, 1857 (July 28 1857)BirthBallington Booth, co-founder of Volunteers of America (died in 1940)
July 28th, 1849 (July 28 1849)DeathKing Charles Albert of Sardinia (born in 1798)
July 28th, 1844 (July 28 1844)BirthGerard Manley Hopkins, English poet (died in 1889)Gerard Manley Hopkins Quotes
July 28th, 1844 (July 28 1844)DeathJoseph Bonaparte, older brother of Napoleon I and King of Naples and Spain (born in 1768)Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes
July 28th, 1842 (July 28 1842)DeathClemens Brentano, German poet (born in 1778)
July 28th, 1835 (July 28 1835)DeathEdouard Adolphe Casimir Joseph Mortier, French marshal (born in 1768)
July 28th, 1821 (July 28 1821)EventPeru: Jose de San Martin declares independence from Spain.Jose de San Martin Quotes
July 28th, 1818 (July 28 1818)DeathGaspard Monge, French mathematician (born in 1746)
July 28th, 1815 (July 28 1815)BirthStefan Dunjov, Banat Bulgarian military figure (died in 1889)
July 28th, 1809 (July 28 1809)EventPeninsular War: Battle of TalaveraSir Arthur Wellesley s British, Portuguese and Spanish army defeats a French force under Joseph Bonaparte.Arthur Wellesley Quotes
July 28th, 1804 (July 28 1804)BirthLudwig Feuerbach, German philosopher (died in 1872) Philo Quotes
July 28th, 1796 (July 28 1796)BirthIgnaz Bosendorfer, Austrian musician (died in 1859)
July 28th, 1794 (July 28 1794)EventMaximilien Robespierre is guillotined in Paris during the French Revolution.Maximilien Robespierre Quotes
July 28th, 1794 (July 28 1794)DeathMaximilien Robespierre, French Revolutionary leader (born in 1758)Maximilien Robespierre Quotes
July 28th, 1794 (July 28 1794)DeathLouis de Saint-Just, French Revolutionary leader (born in 1767)
July 28th, 1762 (July 28 1762)DeathGeorge Dodington, 1st Baron Melcombe, English politician (born in 1691)
July 28th, 1750 (July 28 1750)BirthFabre d Eglantine French dramatist and politician, creator of the French Republican calendar (died in 1794)
July 28th, 1750 (July 28 1750)DeathJohann Sebastian Bach, German composer (born in 1685)
July 28th, 1746 (July 28 1746)BirthThomas Heyward, Jr., American patriot, signer of the Declaration of Independence (died in 1809)
July 28th, 1741 (July 28 1741)DeathAntonio Vivaldi, Italian composer (born in 1678)Antonio Vivaldi Quotes
July 28th, 1718 (July 28 1718)DeathEtienne Baluze, French scholar (born in 1630)
July 28th, 1685 (July 28 1685)DeathHenry Bennet, 1st Earl of Arlington, English statesman (born in 1618)
July 28th, 1675 (July 28 1675)DeathBulstrode Whitelocke, English lawyer (born in 1605)
July 28th, 1667 (July 28 1667)DeathAbraham Cowley, English poet (born in 1618)Abraham Cowley Quotes
July 28th, 1659 (July 28 1659)BirthCharles Ancillon, French Huguenot pastor (died in 1715)
July 28th, 1655 (July 28 1655)DeathCyrano de Bergerac, French poet (born in 1619)Cyrano de Bergerac Quotes
July 28th, 1631 (July 28 1631)DeathGuillen de Castro y Bellvis, Spanish dramatist (born in 1569)
July 28th, 1609 (July 28 1609)EventBermuda is first settled, by survivors of the English Sea Venture, en route to Virginia.
July 28th, 1586 (July 28 1586)EventFirst potato arrives in Britain.
July 28th, 1540 (July 28 1540)EventThomas Cromwell is executed on order from Henry VIII of England on charges of treason. Henry marries his fifth wife, Catherine Howard, on the same day. Henry VIII of England Quotes
July 28th, 1540 (July 28 1540)DeathThomas Cromwell, 1st Earl of Essex, English statesman (born in 1495)
July 28th, 1527 (July 28 1527)DeathRodrigo de Bastidas, Spanish conquistador
July 28th, 1347 (July 28 1347)BirthMargherita of Durazzo, queen of Naples (died in 1412)
July 28th, 1285 (July 28 1285)DeathQueen Keran of Armenia, consort of Leo III of Armenia
July 28th, 1230 (July 28 1230)DeathDuke Leopold VI of Austria (born in 1176)
July 28th, 1128 (July 28 1128)DeathWilliam Clito, Count of Flanders (born in 1102)
July 28th, 1057 (July 28 1057)DeathPope Victor II
July 28th, 0450 (July 28 0450)DeathTheodosius II, Roman Emperor (born in 401)

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