Friday, March 28, 2014

This was 87th day of the year and 278 days remained in the year.


March 28 Birthdays

Mario Vargas Llosa
Pronunciation: [mär´yO vär´gäs yO´sä]
1936—, Peruvian novelist and politician.

Fra Bartolommeo
artist (1475)

Maxim Gorky
writer (1868)

August Busch
brewer (1899)

Rudolf Serkin
pianist (1903)

Dirk Bogarde
actor (1920)

Nydia Velázquez
politician (1953)

Reba McEntire
country singer (1955)

Lady Gaga
singer, songwriter (1986)

March 28 in History

1797

Nathaniel Briggs patented a washing machine.

1930

The cities of Constantinople and Angora changed names to Istanbul and Ankara, Turkey.

1939

The Spanish Civil War ended.

1941

Author Virginia Woolf drowned herself.

1979

Nuclear power plant accident at Three Mile Island, near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

2000

Supreme Court rules unanimously that an anonymous tip does not justify a stop-and-frisk action against a person.

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