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Importance of 28th December in History

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1999
Death of Clayton Moore, American TV actor (The Lone Ranger)
United States
1984
Rajiv Gandhi won a massive victory in the Indian general election after being persuaded to stand for his assassinated mothers Congress Party
India
1984
Death of Sam Peckinpah, American film director and screenwriter, noted for explicit action and violence, particularly Westerns.
United States
1983
Death of Dennis Wilson, American musician (‘The Beach Boys’) .
United States
1908
An earthquake and tsunami killed over 100,000 people in Messina, Sicily .
Italy
1908
Birth of Lew Ayres, American actor .
United States
1879
Tay Bridge Disaster – bridge collapsed in storm taking train with it – enquiry revealed corners had been cut during construction to reduce costs – replacement bridge constructed in 1887
Great Britain
1859
Death of Thomas Macaulay, British politician, poet, essayist and historian, best known for his five-volume work The History of England
Great Britain
1856
Birth of Woodrow Wilson, 28th American president
United States
1708
Death of Joseph Pitton de Tournefort, French botanist who was the first to provide a clear definition of genus in plants.
France
1065
Westminster Abbey consecrated
Great Britain
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