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Notable Historical Events for August 28th

1977Nolan Ryan strikes out 300 batters for 5th straight year

1963Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his "I have a dream speech" addressing civil rights march at Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC

1987Mike Schmidt passes Ted Williams & Willie McCovey with 522 HRs

1986Tina Turner's star unveiled in Hollywood

201128th MTV Awards: Katy Perry, Lady Gaga & Justin Bieber wins

1943Benito Mussolini transfered from La Maddalena Sardinia to Gran Sasso

1640Second Bishop's War: King Charles I's English army loses to a Scottish Covenanter force at the Battle of Newburn

200320th MTV Awards: Missy Elliott, Beyoncé f/ Jay-Z & Justin Timberlake wins

1965Bob Dylan booed for playing electric guiter at a concert in New York's Forest Hills

1962Tony Sheridan & Beat Brothers record "Ya Ya (Parts 1 + 2)"

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Notable Birthdays on August 28th

1938Paul Martin, Windsor Ontario, 21st Prime Minister of Canada (2003-2006)

1969Pierre Turgeon, Rouyn Quebec, NHL center (NY Islanders, Montreal Canadiens)

1965Shania Twain, Windsor Ontario, Canadian singer (You're Still the One)

1749Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Frankfurt, social philosopher (Faust), (d. 1832)

1774Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, 1st American Catholic saint (1975), (d. 1821)

1917Jack Kirby, cartoonist (X-Men, Spiderman, Hulk, Capt America)

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Notable Weddings on August 28th

1999Actress Cathy Moriarty (38) weds financier Joseph Gentile

1775Statesman John Hancock (38) weds hostess Dorothy Quincy (28) in Fairfield, Connecticut

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Notable Divorces on August 28th

1953Jazz musician Ella Fitzgerald (36) divorces bass player Ray Brown (27) after 6 years of marriage

2009Blake Fielder-Civil (27) divorces Grammy award-winning singer Amy Winehouse (25) due to adultery after 2 years of marriage

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Notable Deaths on August 28th

1903Frederick Law Olmsted, American writer and landscape architect (designed Central Park) dies aged 81

1955Emmett Till, kidnapped & lynched at 14, in Money Mississippi

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