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 This day in History - July 28
369 Historic Events for July 28
1978

600,000 attend Watkins Glen Summer Jam in NY

Event
1978

Jan Willem van Otterloo, composer, dies at 70

Death
1979

Kimberly Whiting, Miss Idaho Teen USA (1997)

Birth
1979

Dave Kingman becomes 6th to have a 2nd 3 HR game

Event
1979

France performs nuclear Test

Event
1980

Cecil Burleigh, composer, dies at 95

Death
1980

Peru adopts constitution, Fernando Bela£nde Terry becomes president

Event
1982

George Kleinsinger, US composer (Tubby the Tuba), dies at 68

Death
1983

Alec Marks, cricketer (good NSW batsman 1928-37), dies

Death
1983

NASA launches Telstar-3A

Event
1983

George Brett's 2 run HR against Yanks on July 24 (pine tar game)

Event
1983

USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1983

AL Pres Lee MacPhail threw out umpire's decision and allows

Event
1984

Bess Flowers, actress (View from Pompey's Head), dies at 85

Death
1984

23rd modern Olympic games opens in Los Angeles

Event
1985

L Brock, Slaughter, A Vaughan, and H Wilhelm inducted into Hall of Fame

Event
1985

Grant Williams, actor (Shrinking Man), dies of toxic poisoning at 54

Death
1985

Alan Garc¡a sworn in as president of Peru

Event
1985

13th du Maurier Golf Classic: Pat Bradley

Event
1986

Charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter/sculptor (Iron Tower), dies at 91

Death
1986

Syd Curnow, S African cricketer (168 runs in 7 Tests), dies

Death
1986

Bomb attack in East Beirut, 25 killed

Event
1986

NASA releases transcript from doomed Challenger, pilot Michael Smith could be heard saying, "Uh-oh!" as spacecraft disintegrated

Event
1987

42nd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Laura Davies

Event
1987

Angel Cordero Jr becomes 4th jockey to win 6,000 races

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