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 This day in History - August 28
355 Historic Events for August 28
1973

"Monster Mash" goes gold

Event
1973

"Smoke on the Water" by Deep Purple goes gold

Event
1973

6.8 quake centered in Oaxaca State in Mexico kills 527

Event
1973

France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island

Event
1973

India and Pakistan sign POW accord

Event
1974

Mark Smith, defensive end (Arizona Cardinals)

Birth
1974

Soyuz 15 returns to Earth

Event
1976

NY Cosmos beat Seattle Sounders 2-1 for NASL cup

Event
1976

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1977

NY Yankee Ron Guidry faces just 28 men and beats Texas Rangers 1-0

Event
1977

Nolan Ryan strikes out 300 batters for 5th straight year

Event
1977

NY Cosmos defeat Seattle Sounders, 2-1, at Civic Stadium in Portland Ore, winning their 2nd North American Soccer League championship

Event
1977

Bonnie Lauer wins LPGA Patty Berg Golf Classic

Event
1978

Bruce Catton, US historian/writer (Civil War), dies at 78

Death
1978

Donald Vesco rode 21'-long Kawasaki motorcycle at 318.598 mph

Event
1978

Ja'afar Sharif-Emami appointed premier of Iran

Event
1979

Train crash at Nijmegen, 7 die

Event
1979

IRA bomb explodes on Brussels Great Market

Event
1979

Simonow, writer, dies

Death
1981

National Centers for Disease Control announces high incidence of Pneumocystis and Kaposi's sarcoma in gay men

Event
1981

Sebastian Coe of UK sets 1-mi record of 3:47.33 (since broken)

Event
1981

John Hinckley Jr pleads innocent in attempt to kill Pres Reagan

Event
1982

"Sugar Babies" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 1208 perfs

Event
1982

USSR performs underground nuclear test

Event
1982

Le Ann Rimes, country singer (Blue, Holiday in Your Heart)

Birth