On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 2017

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Iranian woman Vida Mohaved arrested for protesting against policy of compulsory hijab, sparking other protests
  • Protests in Mashhad, Iran against price rises and corruption

Famous Deaths

  • Recy Taylor, American sexual assault victim, dies at 97
  • Rose Marie [Mazzetta], American actress, comedienne and singer (The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Doris Day Show), dies at 94
  • Sue Grafton, American author of detective novels ("A" Is for Alibi), dies at 77