On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Dam breaks in Qinghai West China, 223 killed
  • Jakovlev-42 crashes in Tadzjikistan, 76 killed
  • Long Beach California beats Panama for little league world championship
  • Singapore vice-premier Teng Cheong elected president

Famous Deaths

  • RenĂ© Ray, English countess/actress (Farewell again), dies at 80
  • William Stafford, American poet (b. 1914)