What Happened on August 28, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • IRA bomb explodes in Brussels' Great Market
  • Train crash at Nijmegen, 7 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Kristen Hughes, Australian netballer
  • Markus Pröll, German footballer
  • Robert Hoyzer, German football referee
  • Ruth Riley, American basketball player
  • Shaila Durcal, Spanish singer

Famous Deaths

  • Simonow, writer, dies