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 This day in History - July 28
369 Historic Events for July 28
1930

114øF (46øC), Greensburg, Kentucky (state record)

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1931

White Sox score 11 in 8th to beat Yankees 14-12

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1931

Congress makes "Star-Spangled Banner" our 2nd national anthem

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1931

Johnny Martin, Australian cricket left-arm chinaman bowler (60's)

Birth
1932

Battle between unemployed war veterans and federal troops, 4 die

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1932

Pres Hoover evicts bonus marchers from their encampment

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1933

Spain recognizes the USSR

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1933

1st singing telegram delivered (to Rudy Vallee), NYC

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1933

NFL divides into (2) 5 team divisions

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1934

118øF (48øC), Orofino, Idaho (state record)

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1934

Marie Dressler, actress (Dinner at 8, Anna Christie), dies at 64

Death
1934

Louis Tancred, cricketer (fourteen Tests batting for S Africa 1905-14), dies

Death
1934

Norman D Shumway, (Rep-R-California, 1979- )

Birth
1934

Jacques d'Amboise, Dedham Mass, ballet dancer (NYC Ballet Company)

Birth
1935

Belgium's Romain Maes, wins Tour de France

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1937

Peter Duchin, NYC, pianist/bandleader (Peter Duchin Orch)

Birth
1937

Eddie Paynter scores 322 for Lancashire against Sussex

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1937

Richard Moore scores 316 for Hampshire against Warwickshire

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1937

Joseph Lee, father of Playgrounds movement, dies

Death
1937

Abdul Muslim Mahomayev, composer, dies at 51

Death
1937

Anthony Ward, writer

Birth
1938

Alberto Fujimoro, president of Peru (1990- )

Birth
1938

Robert Hughes, [Studley Forrest], Australia, writer/critic (Barcelona)

Birth
1938

George Cummings, rocker (Dr Hook and Medicine Show)

Birth
1938

34,000-ton Cunard-White Star liner Mauretania launched at Birkenhead

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