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 This day in History - March 28
374 Historic Events for March 28
1977

39th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Marquette beats NC 67-59

Event
1978

Nafisa Joseph, Miss India Universe (1997)

Birth
1979

Juli Keech, Miss South Dakota Teen USA (1997)

Birth
1979

Emmett Kelly, circus clown (Weary Willy), dies at 80

Death
1979

Major nuclear accident at 3 Mile Island, Middletown, Pa (no deaths)

Event
1979

Lazarus and Vosburgh's "Day in Hollywood and night in Ukraine," premieres

Event
1979

British government of Callaghan falls

Event
1980

Cara Lewis, Miss Mississippi Teen USA (1997)

Birth
1980

Dick Haymes, actor (Real Life, Betrayal), dies

Death
1980

Jesse Owens, (Oly-gold-36), dies at the age of 66

Death
1981

Yevgeni Kulikov skates world record 500m (36.91 secs)

Event
1981

France performs nuclear test

Event
1981

Christa Rothenburger skates ladies world record 500 m 40.18 sec)

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1981

Gabi Sch”nbrunn skates ladies world record 3 km (4:21.70)

Event
1981

Viv Richards scores century in the 1st Test at his home Antigua

Event
1982

Amy Alcott wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open

Event
1982

1st NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: LA Tech beats Cheney 76-62

Event
1982

12th Easter Seal Telethon raises $19,500,000

Event
1982

JN Duartes christian-democrats win elections in El Salvador

Event
1983

Ank [Anna M] van der Moer, actress (Verkade, Dutch Comedy), dies at 71

Death
1983

Martinus A Jansen, bishop of Rotterdam (1956-70), dies at 77

Death
1984

Kenneth Whitty, 1st sec at British Embassy in Athens, shot dead

Death
1985

Marc Chagall, French painter, dies at 97

Death
1985

Nand Baert, Belgian radio/tv-host, dies at 53

Death
1985

STS 51-D vehicle moves to launch pad

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