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 This day in History - December 28
398 Historic Events for December 28
1945

Max Hastings, British editor-in-chief (Daily Telegraph)

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1945

Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Deva, King of Nepal (1972- )

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1946

Edgar Winter, Beaumont Tx, rocker (They Only Come Out at Night)

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1946

Hubie Green, golfer (US Open-1977, PGA-1985)

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1946

Jorge Velasquez, sportsman

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1946

Carrie Jacobs Bond, American composer (I Love You Truly), dies at 85

Death
1947

Aurelio Rodriguez, baseball player

Birth
1947

Andrew Olle, broadcaster

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1947

Dick Diamonde, [Van Der Sluys], Hilversum, rock bassist (Easybeats)

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1947

Chic Cards beat Phila Eagles 28-21 in NFL championship game

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1947

Robert Gilliot, father of Gerda Havertongs daughter ZulŠma

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1947

Victor Emmanuel III, king of Italy (1900-46)/Ethiopia, dies at 78

Death
1948

Jorge Velasquez, jockey (Kentucky Derby-1981, Preakness-1981)

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1948

Mahmud Nokrashy Pasha, PM of Egypt (19..-48), assassinated

Death
1948

IDF crosses Egyptian border

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1948

US announced a study to launch an Earth satellite

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1948

Middel-Java as a whole in Dutch hands

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1949

20th Century Fox announces it would produce TV programs

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1949

W Hervey Allen, US writer/poet (Anthony Adverse), dies at 60

Death
1949

Jack Lovelock, NZ/US surgeon/athlete (Olympic-gold-1936), dies at 39

Death
1950

Chinese troops cross 38th Parallel, into South Korea

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1950

Alex Chilton, Memphis Tenn, rock guitarist/vocalist (Box Tops)

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1951

Kenneth Pope, NFLer

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1952

S Epatha Merkerson, Saginaw MI, actress (Lt Van Buren-Law and Order)

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1952

Ray Knight, 3rd baseman (NY Mets, Balt Orioles)

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