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Notable Historical Events for July 28th

1932President Hoover evicts bonus marchers from their encampment

1943Pres FDR announces end of coffee rationing in US

1943Italian Facist dictator Benito Mussolini resigns

1944Hitler routes 4 division of South France to Normandy

1882Richard Wagner's opera "Parsifal" premieres in Beirut

1914First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill orders British Grand Fleet to Scapa Flow

1957Mickey Wright wins LPGA Wolverine Golf Open

1963Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Wolverine Golf Open

1951Walt Disney's "Alice In Wonderland" released

1997NY Ranger center Mark Messier signs with Vancouver for $20M for 3 yrs

July 28th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on July 28th

1887Marcel Duchamp, Blainville-Crevon, French sculptor and painter (Nude Descending a Staircase)

1943Bill Bradley, Crystal City Ms, Basketball player (NY Knicks), Democratic US Senator (1979-1997)

1945Jim Davis, Marion Indiana, cartoonist (Garfield)

1902Karl Popper, Austrian/British philosopher (Logic of Forschung)

July 28th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on July 28th

1727Philosopher Jonathan Edwards (23) weds Sarah Pierpont

2001Six-time golf winner Nick Faldo (44) weds third wife Valerie Bercher on a lavish ceremony in Windsor, England

1973Actress Farrah Fawcett (26) weds film and voice actor Lee Majors (34) at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California

1983Russian president Vladimir Putin (30) weds flight attendant Lyudmila Shkrebneva (25)

1962NBA player Lenny Wilkens (24) weds Marilyn Reed

1847Chancellor Otto Von Bismarck (32) weds noblewoman Johanna von Puttkamer (23) in Kolczyglowy, Poland

1993Pink Floyd vocalist George Roger Waters (49) weds Pricilla Phillips

1950Actress Bette Davis (42) weds actor Gary Merrill (34) in Mexico

1906Soviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin (27) weds Ekaterina Svanidze (21) at St. David's Church in Tiflis

1540English King Henry VIII marries Catharine Howard, his 5th wife

July 28th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on July 28th

2002Archer John Porter Martin, English chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1910)

1741Antonio Lucio Vivaldi, Italian composer, dies at 63

1540Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed

2004Francis Crick, English molecular biologist, Nobel laureate (1962), dies of colon cancer at 88

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