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 This day in History - December 28
398 Historic Events for December 28
1984

Sam Peckinpah, director, dies of cardiac arrest at 59

Death
1984

Creosote bush determined to be 11,700 years old

Event
1984

TV soap "Edge of Night" ends 28 year run

Event
1984

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1984

Rajiv Gandhi's Congress party wins election in India

Event
1985

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1985

Warring Lebanese Moslem and Christian leaders sign peace agreement

Event
1986

Andrei Tarkovsky, dies

Death
1986

Louis van Lint, Belgian painter, dies at 77

Death
1986

Pat Davis, ranked 412th among world tennis competitors wins Davis Cup

Event
1987

Charles Malik, Lebanon's 1st delegate to UN, dies at 81

Death
1987

In Arkansas R Gene Simmons kills 2, later bodies of 14 of his relatives are found at his home near Dover Ark

Event
1988

Hal Ashby, academy-award winning director, dies of cancer at 59

Death
1988

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1988

US 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affirms Yonkers is guilty of racism

Event
1988

John Tarrant, 1st Aust born Zen teacher, receives Dharma Transmission

Event
1989

Robert Wickler, dies

Death
1989

Alexander Dubcek elected parliament chairman of Czech

Event
1989

Earthquake at Newcastle Australia, 11 die

Event
1990

Blockbuster Bowl 1: Florida State beats Penn State, 24-17

Event
1990

2 die in a NYC subway accident

Event
1990

Ed van der Elsken, Dutch photographer (Sweet Life), dies at 65

Death
1990

Kiel Martin, actor (Det LaRue-Hill Street Blues), dies of cancer at 46

Death
1990

Lucas Polhaupessy, Moluccan leader, dies

Death
1991

Cassandra Harris, actress (For Your Eyes Only), dies of cancer at 39

Death