On This Day in History for July 28 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 127 of 127

  • 1986 Bomb attack in East Beirut, 25 killed
  • 1986 NASA releases transcript from doomed Challenger, pilot Michael Smith could be heard saying, "Uh-oh!" as spacecraft disintegrated
  • 1988 IBM announces price hike on older models
  • 1988 Israeli diplomats arrive in Moscow for 1st visit in 21 years
  • 1988 Jordan cancels $1.3 billion development plan in West Bank
  • 1988 Winnie Mandella's home in Soweto, South Africa, destroyed by arson
  • 1989 Cards' Vince Coleman is caught stealing ends record streak at 50

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1990 Alberto Fujimori installed as President of Peru

President of Peru Alberto Fujimori
President of Peru
Alberto Fujimori
  • 1990 Blackout hits Chicago
  • 1993 Mariner Ken Griffey Jr is 3rd to hit HRs in 8 straight games
  • 1995 Art Modell's rep begins secrets talks to move team to Baltimore
  • 1995 Norwegian Finance Minister Sigbjorn Johnsen says that Norway should not lower its crude oil production in an attempt to boost world oil prices
  • 1996 Kennewick Man, the remains of a prehistoric man, is discovered near Kennewick, Washington.
  • 1997 Peter Graf, father of Steffi, enters German jail for tax evasion
  • 1997 Guatemala becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
  • 2002 Nine coal miners trapped in the flooded Quecreek Mine in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, are rescued after 77 hours underground.
  • 2005 The Provisional Irish Republican Army call an end to their thirty year long armed campaign in Northern Ireland
  • 2005 A tornado touches down in a residential area in south Birmingham, England, causing £4,000,000 worth of damages and injuring 39 people.
  • 2008 The historic Weston-super-Mare Grand Pier burns down for a second time in 80 years.
  • 2012 18 people are killed and 11 injured in ethnic clashes in Ethiopia
  • 2012 Ye Shiwen of China sets world record in the women's 400m individual medley in 4:28.43
  • 2013 39 people are killed after a bus veers off a bridge in Avellino Province, Italy
  • 2014 UN Security Council hold emergency meeting calling for an immediate and indefinite humanitarian ceasefire between Israel and Hamas
  • 2014 Missiles strike near Gaza's main hospital and a nearby refugee camp Monday, leaving 10 dead and many wounded; Israeli Defence Force say they are not responsible

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2014 Israel criticizes John Kerry's proposed ceasefire, stating that no ceasefire deal will be accepted without the destruction of tunnels leading from Gaza to Israel and the demilitarization of the Gaza Strip

US Secretary of State John Kerry
US Secretary of State
John Kerry
  • 2016 Earliest evidence of cancer found in 1.7 million-year-old toe fossil from Swartkrans Cave, South Africa, published in "South African Journal of Science"
  • 2061 31st recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

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