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 This day in History - August 28
355 Historic Events for August 28
1982

G W A Chubb, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa, 21 wickets), dies

Death
1982

Nini de Bo‰l, Flemish operetta singer (White Horse), dies at 84

Death
1983

Joseph Kreckman sets record of 2,215 clay pigeons shot in an hour

Event
1983

Jan Clayton, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie), dies at 66

Death
1983

Greg Luzinski is 1st player to put 3 HRs onto roof at Comiskey Park

Event
1983

Israeli PM Menachem Begin announces resignation

Event
1983

Pat Bradley wins Columbia Savings Golf Classic

Event
1983

"Mame" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 41 performances

Event
1984

USSR performs underground nuclear test

Event
1985

Ruth Gordon, actress (Big Bus), dies of a stroke in her sleep at 88

Death
1986

Tina Turner's star unveiled in Hollywood

Event
1986

US Navy officer Jerry A Whitworth sentenced to 365 years for spying

Event
1986

Bolivia president Victor Paz Estensoro calls state of siege

Event
1986

Largest wrestling crowd in Canada (69,300) at Toronto Stadium

Event
1987

John Huston, US/Irish actor/director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81

Death
1987

Mike Schmidt passes Ted Williams and Willie McCovey with 522 HRs

Event
1988

Paul Whitelaw, cricketer (2 Tests NZ v England 1933), dies

Death
1988

Hazel Dawn, US singer/actress (Under Clover, Margie), dies at 98

Death
1988

Rosie Jones wins LPGA Nestle World Golf Championship

Event
1988

Patty Jordan wins LPGA Ocean State Golf Open

Event
1988

Italian stunt flyers crashes in flames in West Germany, killing 50

Event
1988

88th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Eric Meeks

Event
1988

40th Emmy Awards: 30something, Wonder Years and Richard Kiley

Event
1988

70 killed in crash of 3 Italian AF fighters at air show in Germany

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1989

1st regular-season matchup of defending Cy Young Award winners

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