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December 28th - holidays
  • Christian Feast Day Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Feast of the Holy Innocents or Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of King Herod Archelaus. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated with pranks (inocentadas), similar to April Fools' Day. (Roman Catholic Church, Church of England, Lutheran Church) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • King Taksin Memorial Day (Thailand) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Proclamation Day, celebration started on the day following Christmas. (South Australia) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • The fourth day of Christmas. (Western Christianity) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • The third day of Kwanzaa is celebrated among African-Americans. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
December 28th - events
  • 1945 - The United States Congress officially recognizes the Pledge of Allegiance. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! This event currently has 1 votes. Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2009 - 43 people die in a suicide bombing in Karachi, Pakistan, where Shia Muslims were observing the Day of Ashura. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2007 - Nepal declares a federal democratic Republic by interim parliament, abolishing the monarchy. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2000 - U.S. retail giant Montgomery Ward announces it is going out of business after 128 years. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1989 - A magnitude 5.6 earthquake hits Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, killing 13 people. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Senegalese marxist group Reenu-Rew founds the political movement And-Jëf at a clandestine congress. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - The Endangered Species Act is passed in the United States. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - "Greatest Game Ever Played" – Baltimore Colts defeat the New York Giants in the first ever National Football League sudden death overtime game at New York's Yankee Stadium. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - The Peak District becomes the United Kingdom's first National Park. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - The DC-3 airliner NC16002 disappears 50 miles south of Miami, Florida. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Maurice Richard becomes the first player to score 8 points in one game of NHL ice hockey. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1943 - World War II – After eight days of brutal house-to-house fighting, the battle of Ortona concludes with the victory of the1st Canadian Infantry Division over the German 1st Parachute Division and the capture of the Italian town of Ortona. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - Pravda publishes a letter by Pavel Postyshev, who revives New Year tree tradition in the Soviet Union. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1918 - Constance Markiewicz while detained in Holloway prison, became the first woman to be elected MP to the British House of Commons. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1912 - The first municipally owned streetcars take to the streets in San Francisco, California. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1908 - An earthquake rocks Messina, Sicily killing over 75,000. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1895 - The Lumière brothers perform for their first paying audience at the Grand Cafe in Boulevard des Capucines, marking the debut of the cinema. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1885 - Indian National Congress a political party of India is founded in Bombay, British India. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1879 - The Tay Bridge Disaster: The central part of the Tay Rail Bridge in Dundee, Scotland collapses as a train passes over it, killing 75. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1867 - United States claims Midway Atoll, the first territory annexed outside Continental limits. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1846 - Iowa is admitted as the 29th U.S. state. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1836 - South Australia and Adelaide are founded. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1836 - Spain recognizes the independence of Mexico. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1835 - Osceola leads his Seminole warriors in Florida into the Second Seminole War against the United States Army. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1832 - John C. Calhoun becomes the first Vice President of the United States to resign. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1795 - Construction of Yonge Street, formerly recognized as the longest street in the world, begins in York, Upper Canada (present-day Toronto, Ontario). Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1768 - King Taksin's coronation achieved through conquest as a king of Thailand and established Thonburi as a capital. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1612 - Galileo Galilei becomes the first astronomer to observe the planet Neptune, although he mistakenly catalogued it as a fixed star. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1308 - The reign of Emperor Hanazono, emperor of Japan, begins. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1065 - Westminster Abbey is consecrated. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
December 28th - births
  • 2002 - Kelsey Smith-Briggs, American murder victim (d. 2005) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2001 - Madison De La Garza, American child actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1990 - David Archuleta, American Idol runner-up, American singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1989 - Mackenzie Rosman, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1987 - Thomas Dekker, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1986 - Tom Huddlestone, English footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1985 - Kamani Hill, American footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1985 - Taryn Terrell, American wrestler/model Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Leroy Lita, English footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Alex Lloyd, British racing driver Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1983 - Mike He, Taiwanese actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Cedric Benson, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - François Gourmet, Belgian decathlete Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Kevin Pereira, American television host Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Elizabeth Jordan Carr, first American test-tube baby Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Sienna Miller, British actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Khalid Boulahrouz, Dutch footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Mika Väyrynen, Finnish footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Lomana LuaLua, Congo footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Vanessa Ferlito, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - James Blake, American tennis player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Bill Hall, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Senna Guemmour, German Singer (Monrose) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Chris Coyne, Australian footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - John Legend, American musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Shane Elford, Australian rugby league player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - B.J. Ryan, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Jason Ridge, American porn actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Rob Niedermayer, Canadian-born ice-hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Alex Dimitriades, Australian actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Herborg Kråkevik, Norwegian singer and actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Seth Meyers, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Patrick Rafter, Australian tennis player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Roberto Palacios, Peruvian footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Adam Vinatieri, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - Benny Agbayani, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - William Gates, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - Frank Sepe, American bodybuilder Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Elaine Hendrix, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Francesca Le, American porn star Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - Linus Torvalds, Finnish computer programmer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Chris Ware, American cartoonist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Maite Zúñiga, Spanish athlete Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Rachel Z, American pianist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Michel Petrucciani, French pianist (d. 1999) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Melissa R. Kelly, former Maryland politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Choi Soo Jong, South Korean actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Niel van der Watt, South African composer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Kent Nielsen, Danish footballer and football coach Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Raymond Bourque, Canadian hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Melvin Turpin, American basketball player (d. 2010) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1959 - Ana Torroja, Spanish singer (Mecano) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Twila Paris, American singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1957 - Anne Sargeant, Australian netballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1956 - Nigel Kennedy, British violinist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1955 - Liu Xiaobo, Chinese human rights activist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - Gayle King, American magazine editor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - Denzel Washington, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - Lanny Poffo, American professional wrestler Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1953 - Richard Clayderman, French pianist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1953 - Tatsumi Fujinami, Japanese professional wrestler Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1953 - Charlie Pierce, American writer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Arun Jaitley, Indian Politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - Ian Buruma, Anglo-Dutch scholar and writer on Japan and the Far East Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Hugh McDonald, American musician (Jon Bon Jovi) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Rainer Maria Latzke, German mural artist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Øivind Blunck, Norwegian comedian and actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Alex Chilton, American musician (The Box Tops, Big Star) (d. 2010) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Aurelio Rodríguez, Mexican baseball player (d. 2000) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Edgar Winter, American musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Mike Beebe, American politician, governor of Arkansas Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Pierre Falardeau, Quebec film director Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Tim Johnson, American politician, senior senator from South Dakota Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1945 - Birendra of Nepal (d. 2001) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Johnny Isakson, American politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Kary Mullis, American chemist, Nobel laureate Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1943 - Keith Floyd, British chef (d. 2009) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1943 - David Peterson, Canadian politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1943 - Richard Whiteley, British television presenter (d. 2005) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1943 - Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne, Peruvian cardinal Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1942 - Roger Swerts, Belgian cyclist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - Don Francisco, Chilean television host Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1939 - Philip Anschutz, American businessman Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Dick Sudhalter, American jazz musician (d. 2008) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Lagumot Harris, Nauruan politician and former President (d. 1999) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1937 - Ratan Tata, Indian industrialist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1936 - Jacques Mesrine, French criminal (d. 1979) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1936 - Lawrence Schiller, American journalist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1934 - Dame Maggie Smith, British actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1934 - Yujiro Ishihara, Japanese actor (d. 1987) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1933 - John Y. Brown, Jr., American politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1932 - Dhirubhai Ambani, Indian businessman (d. 2002) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1932 - Dorsey Burnette, American singer (d. 1979) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1932 - Roy Hattersley, British politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1932 - Harry Howell, Canadian hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1932 - Nichelle Nichols, American actress and singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1932 - Manuel Puig, Argentine writer (d. 1990) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1931 - Guy Debord, French writer (d. 1994) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1929 - Brian Redhead, British journalist (d. 1994) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1929 - Terry Sawchuk, Canadian hockey player (d. 1970) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1928 - Moe Koffman, Canadian musician (d. 2001) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1925 - Hildegard Knef, German actress (d. 2002) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1924 - Milton Obote, President of Uganda (d. 2005) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1922 - Stan Lee, American comic book writer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1915 - Pops Staples, American musician (The Staple Singers) (d. 2000) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1914 - Bernard Youens, English actor (d. 1984) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1914 - Bidia Dandaron, Buddhist author and teacher in the USSR (d. 1974) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1913 - Lou Jacobi, Canadian actor (d. 2009) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1910 - Billy Williams, American singer (d. 1972) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1908 - Lew Ayres, American actor (d. 1996) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1905 - Cliff Arquette, American actor (d. 1974) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1903 - Earl Hines, American musician (d. 1983) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1903 - John von Neumann, Hungarian-born mathematician (d. 1957) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1902 - Mortimer Adler, American philosopher (d. 2001) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1902 - Shen Congwen, Chinese writer (d. 1988) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1899 - Eugeniusz Bodo, Polish actor (d. 1943) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1898 - Carl-Gustaf Rossby, Swedish meteorologist (d. 1957) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1898 - Shigematsu Sakaibara, Japanese admiral (d. 1947) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1888 - Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, German film director (d. 1931) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1882 - Arthur Stanley Eddington, British astronomer (d. 1944) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1879 - Billy Mitchell, American military aviation pioneer (d. 1936) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1866 - Szymon Askenazy, Polish historian and diplomat (d. 1935) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1856 - Woodrow Wilson, 28th President of the United States, Nobel laureate (d. 1924) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1842 - Calixa Lavallée, French-Canadian composer (O Canada) (d. 1891) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1778 - Franciszek Ksawery Drucki-Lubecki, Polish politician (d. 1846) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1763 - John Molson, English-born Canadian brewer (d. 1836) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1665 - George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, British general (d. 1716) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1655 - Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1698) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1635 - Princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1619 - Antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1522 - Margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1164 - Emperor Rokuj? of Japan (d. 1176) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook

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