On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 2018

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Carr Fire reaches Redding, California, with death toll at 5 having burnt 80,000 acres
  • Longest "blood moon" eclipse of the 21st century, lasting 1 hour 43 minutes

Famous Deaths

  • Bruce Lietzke, American golfer (13 PGA Tour wins; US Senior Open 2003), dies of brain cancer at 67
  • Ian Stanley, Australian golfer (British Senior Open 2001), dies of cancer at 69