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 This day in History - July 28
369 Historic Events for July 28
1914

Minister of Navy W Churchill routes British fleet to Scapa Flow

Event
1914

Foxtrot 1st danced at New Amsterdam Roof Garden (NYC, by Harry Fox)

Event
1915

10,000 blacks march on 5th Ave (NYC) protesting lynchings

Event
1915

US forces invade Haiti, stays until 1924

Event
1915

Vilbrun G Sam, rebellion leader/president of Haiti, lynched

Death
1916

David Brown, NYC, director (Jaws, Planet of the Apes)

Birth
1916

Laird Cregar, Phila, actor (Charley's Aunt, Hangover Square)

Birth
1917

Silent Parade in NYC to protest murders of blacks in race riots

Event
1919

Vrije Vakbewegings Internationale (VVI) forms in Amsterdam

Event
1922

Jacques Piccard, Switzerland, undersea explorer (bathyscaph Trieste)

Birth
1923

Kent L Lee, US vice-admiral (WW II-Marianas/Palau)

Birth
1923

Michio Watanabe, politician

Birth
1923

Mary Jane Odell, Iowa, secretary of state

Birth
1924

Peter James Frederick Green, CEO (LLoyd's of London)

Birth
1924

Fred Fisher, cricketer (one Test for NZ v SA 1953)

Birth
1925

Bruce Matthews, newspaper executive

Birth
1925

Kenneth M Stewart, euro MP for Merseyside West

Birth
1925

Larry Pruden, composer

Birth
1926

US and Panamanian pact about safeguard of Panama Canal

Event
1928

Adrian Ratiu, composer

Birth
1928

9th Olympic Games open in Amsterdam

Event
1929

Remco [Wouter] Campert, Dutch literary/poet/son of Jan Campert

Birth
1929

Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, NY, 1st lady (1961-63)

Birth
1929

Chicago Cardinals become 1st NFL team to train out of state (Mich)

Event
1930

Darryl Hickman, Hollywood Cal, actor (Human Comedy, Tea and Sympathy)

Birth