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 This day in History - August 28
355 Historic Events for August 28
1989

Frank Viola and Mets outduel Orel Hershiser and Dodgers 1-0

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1990

Stefan Edberg (#1 seeded player) loses in 1st round to Alex Volkov

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1990

Cub's Ryne Sandberg is 1st 2nd baseman to hit 30 HRs, consecutively

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1990

Willy Vandersteen, Flemish cartoonist (Suske and Wiske), dies

Death
1991

Lexington Ave IRT subway train derails at Union Square, 5 die

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1991

Red Tom Browning vs Expo Dennis Martinez both perfect game pitcher

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1991

Christian Anders, actor/composer (Death Stone, Love Cult), dies

Death
1991

Eleanor Berry, actress (Death Valley Days), dies

Death
1992

Test Cricket debut of Muttiah Muralitharan, vs Australia at Colombo

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1993

Ren‚ Ray, English countess/actress (Farewell again), dies at 80

Death
1993

Singapore vice-premier Teng Cheong elected president

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1993

Long Beach Calif beats Panama for little league world championship

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1993

Jakovlev-42 crashes in Tadzjikistan, 76 killed

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1993

Dam breaks in Qinghai West China, 223 killed

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1994

David Wright, poet, dies at 74

Death
1994

Jean-Marie Vincent, Haitian pater, murdered

Death
1994

Pieter de Cort, Belgian rock guitarist (Betty Goes Green), dies at 25

Death
1994

22nd du Maurier Golf Classic: Martha Nause

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1994

94th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods

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1994

1st Japanese gay pride parade

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1995

Michael VerMeulen, journalist, dies at 38

Death
1995

Northants 7-781 decl defeat Nottinghamshire 527 and 157

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1995

Last day of Test Cricket for Richie Richardson

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1995

Michael Ende, German writer (Neverending Story), dies at 65

Death
1995

Agnes Patrick, campaigner, dies at 85

Death