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Importance of 28th March in History

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2004
Death of Peter Ustinov, actor, writer and raconteur.
Great Britain
1997
Dozens of Albanian refugees drowned in the Adriatic when the boat carrying them collided with a ship from the Italian navy that had been trying to prevent them from entering Italian waters
Albania
1979
The nuclear power station at Three Mile Island, Pennsylvania, suffered a meltdown in the core of one of its reactors
United States
1969
Death of Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th President of the United States
United States
1958
Death of W. C. Handy, American blues composer .
United States
1957
Jack B Yeats died 1957 (born 1871). Painter, brother of WB Yeats.
Ireland
1941
Death of Virginia Woolf, British writer.
Great Britain
1929
Death of Katharine Lee Bates, American writer, poet and teacher who wrote the words of the hymn America the Beautiful
United States
1910
The first recorded flight in a Flying Boat was made by Henri Fabre of France.
France
1909
Birth of Nelson Algren, American writer
United States
1868
Birth of Maxim Gorky, Russian writer.
Russian Federation
1809
Peninsular War: the Battle of MedellĂ­n. Spain was defeated by France
Spain
1609
Birth of King Frederick III of Denmark
Denmark
1522
Death of Sikh Second Master Guru Angad.
1472
Birth of Fra Bartolommeo, Italian artist
Italy
1296
Battle of Berwick, first battle in the First Scottish War of Independence
Great Britain
1285
Death of Pope Martin IV
France
193
Death of Pertinax, Roman Emperor, assasinated by ther Praetorium Guards
Italy
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