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 This day in History - March 28
374 Historic Events for March 28
1948

John Evans, (Aka Evan) rock drummer (Jethro Tull)

Birth
1949

Ronnie Ray Smith, 4 X 100m relay runner (Olympic-gold-1968)

Birth
1949

Milan Williams, US keyboardist (Commodores-Three Times a Lady)

Birth
1949

Grigoras Dinicu, composer, dies at 59

Death
1949

Shafiq Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistani batsman during the 70's)

Birth
1950

12th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: CCNY beats Bradley 71-68 NYC college becomes 1st to win NCAA and Natl Inv Basketball in same year

Event
1950

Georgine M "May" Basting, actress (Occupier), dies at 67

Death
1952

US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button

Event
1952

US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright

Event
1953

US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Hayes A Jenkins

Event
1953

"New Faces (of 1952)" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 365 perfs

Event
1953

Nydia M Velazquez, (Rep-D-New York, 1993- )

Birth
1953

"Stock exchanges open, dikes closed" raises Ÿ5,200,000

Event
1953

James Francis Thorpe, decathelete (Olympic-gold-12), dies at 64

Death
1953

7th Tony Awards: Crucible and Wonderful Town win

Event
1953

KCAU TV channel 9 in Sioux City, IA (ABC) begins broadcasting

Event
1953

US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright

Event
1954

Francis B Young, Brit physician/writer (In South Africa), dies at 69

Death
1954

Louise Suggs wins LPGA Betsy Rawls Golf Open

Event
1954

8th Tony Awards: Teahouse of the August Moon and Kismet win

Event
1954

WKAQ TV channel 2 in San Juan, PR (TM) begins broadcasting

Event
1955

NZ cricket all out for 26 v England at Eden Park

Event
1955

Reba McEntire, McAlester Ok, country singer (Can't Even Get the Blues)

Birth
1956

T A Sekar, Indian cricket pace-bowler (2 Tests 1982-83 little impact)

Birth
1956

Evelin Jahl, German DR, discus thrower (Olympic-2 gold-1976)

Birth