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Notable Historical Events for June 28th

1964Organization for Afo-American Unity formed in NY by Malcolm X

1938Bradman scores 102* in drawn 2nd Test cricket at Lord's

1963Khrushchev visits East-Berlin

1934Hitler flies to Essen (Night of Long Knifes)

1973Black Sports Hall of Fame forms: Paul Robeson, Elgin Baylor, Jesse Owens, Jim Brown, Wilma Rudolph, Joe Louis & Althea Gibson elected

1957Frick overrules & names Stan Musial, Willie Mays, & Hank Aaron to team

19651st US ground combat forces in Vietnam authorized by President Lyndon B. Johnson

1981Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sarah Coventry Golf Tournament

2013Jay Onrait and Dan O'Toole's final "Sportscentre" broadcast on TSN

1967George Harrison is fined £6 for speeding

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Notable Birthdays on June 28th

1491Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47)

1926Mel Brooks, New York City, American actor and director (Blazing Saddles, Spaceballs)

1948Kathy Bates, Memphis TN, academy award winning actress (Misery)

1960John Elway, Port Angeles Washignton, NFL quarterback (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32/33)

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Notable Weddings on June 28th

191933rd US president Harry Truman (35) weds Elizabeth Truman (34) in Independence

1934Novelist Kenneth Patchen (22) weds Miriam Patchen in nearby Sharon, Pennsylvania

1986CBS news correspondent Mike Wallace (68) weds Mary Yates

2008Golfing legend Greg Norman (53) weds former tennis star Chris Evert (53) in Paradise Island, Bahamas

1965Country singer Merle Haggard (28) weds singer Bonnie Owens (35)

1991Explorer Jacques Cousteau (81) weds Francine Triplet in Paris

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Notable Deaths on June 28th

1914Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria is assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip, led to declarations of war in WWI

1836James Madison, 4th US pres (1809-17), dies in Montpelier Va at 85

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