28th March, on this day

37 Roman Emperor Caligula accepts the titles of the Principate, entitled to him by the Senate.
193 Roman Emperor Pertinax is assassinated by Praetorian Guards, who then sell the throne in an auction to Didius Julianus.
364 Roman Emperor Valentinian I appoints his brother Flavius Valens co-emperor.
845 Paris is sacked by Viking raiders, probably under Ragnar Lodbrok, who collects a huge ransom in exchange for leaving.
1535 Bloemkamp Abbey (Oldeklooster) attacked and destroyed
1556 Karel V's son Philip II crowned king of Spain
1556 Origin of Fasli Era (India)
1738 English parliament declares war on Spain (War of Jenkin's Ear)
1774 Britain passes Coercive Act against Massachusetts
1776 Juan Bautista de Anza finds the site for the Presidio of San Francisco.
1794 Louvre opens to the public (although officially opened since August)
1794 Allies under the prince of Coburg defeated French forces at Le Cateau.
1796 Bethel African Methodist Church of Philadelphia is 1st US-African church
1797 Nathaniel Briggs of New Hampshire patents a washing machine
1799 New York State abolished slavery
1800 The Irish Parliament passes the Act of Union with England
1802 Heinrich Wilhelm Matthäus Olbers discovers 2 Pallas, the second asteroid known to man.
1804 Ohio passed law restricting movement of Blacks
1809 Battle of Medellín victory of the French under Marshal Victor against the Spanish
1834 Senate censure President Jackson for taking federal deposits from Bank of US
1837 Felix Mendelssohn marries Cécile Jeanrenaud
1844 José Zorilla's "Don Juan Tenorio" premieres in Madrid
1845 Mexico drops diplomatic relations with US
1854 During the Crimean War, Britain and France declare war on Russia
1859 1st performance of John Brahms' 1st Serenade for orchestra
1860 First Taranaki War: The Battle of Waireka begins.
1862 Battle of Glorieta Pass 26-28 March
1862 Skirmish at Bealeton Station, Virginia
1866 1st ambulance goes into service
1885 US Salvation Army officially organized
1891 1st world weightlifting championship held
1905 Paramaribo-Dam railway opens in Suriname, never used
1910 1st seaplane, takes off from water at Martigues France (Henri Fabre)
1917 Jews are expelled from Tel Aviv and Jaffa by Turkish authorities
1920 Palm Sunday tornado outbreak of 1920
1920 Actor Douglas Fairbanks marries actress Mary Pickford
1920 Thomas Masaryk elected President of Czechoslovakia
1922 1st microfilm device introduced
1929 Democratic constitution goes into effect in Ecuador
1930 Constantinople and Angora changes names to Istanbul and Ankara
1935 Goddard uses gyroscopes to control a rocket
1939 Spanish Civil War ends, Madrid falls to Francisco Franco
1941 Sea battle at Cape Matapan: 27-29 March British fleet under Cunningham defeats Italy
1942 234 RAF bombers attack Lübeck
1942 British naval forces raid Nazi occupied French port of St Nazaire
1944 Astrid Lindgren sprains ankle and begins writing Pippi Longstocking
1945 Last German V-1 (buzz bomb) attack on London
1946 The United States State Department releases the Acheson-Lilienthal Report, outlining a plan for the international control of nuclear power.
1957 1st National Curling Championship held
1957 Britain releases Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus who had been arrested for inciting tensions on the island between Greek and Turkish Cypriots
1959 11 days after Tibet uprising, China dissolves Tibet's government and installs Panchen Lama
1960 Pope John raises the 1st Japanese, 1st African & 1st Filipino cardinal
1960 Scotch factory explodes burying 20 firefighters (Glasgow Scotland)
1962 Military coup in Syria, President Nazim al-Kudsi flees
1964 The pirate radio station, Radio Caroline, begins transmitting from a ship in the North Sea
1967 UN Secretary General U Thant makes public proposals for peace in Vietnam
1969 Pope Paul VI names JGM Willebrands cardinal
1969 Greek poet and Nobel Prize laureate Giorgos Seferis makes a famous statement on the BBC World Service opposing the junta in Greece.
1970 1,086 die when 7.3 earthquake destroys 254 villages (Gediz Turkey)
1972 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1977 Morarji Desai forms government in India
1978 US Supreme Court hands down 5-3 decision in Stump v. Sparkman, 435 U.S. 349, a controversial case involving involuntary sterilization and judicial immunity.
1979 British Prime Minister James Callaghan, is defeated by one vote in a Motion of No Confidence. This results in Parliament being dissolved in order to make way for a forthcoming General Election.
1979 A major radiation leak alert at Three Mile Island nuclear station near Harrisburg in Pennsylvania, USA when the atomic core begins to melt down
1981 France performs nuclear test
1981 Sue Brown (Oxford) first female cox in boat race
1982 JN Duartes christian-democrats win elections in El Salvador
1985 International Cometary Explorer measures solar wind ahead of Halley's Comet
1985 Neil Simon's "Biloxi Blues" premieres in New York, NY
1986 Extremist Sikhs kill 13 hindus in Ludhiana India
1990 President Bush awards Jesse Owens the Congressional Gold Medal
1991 Mike Tyson admits paternity to Kimberly Scarborough's son
1993 Conservatives win French parliamentary election
1993 Type II supernova detected in M81 (NGC 3031)
1994 Armed Zulus demonstrate in Johannesburg, over 53 killed
1994 BBC Radio Five Live broadcasts for first time in United Kingdom
1994 The Italian election is won by the Freedom Alliance - a group headed by media tycoon Silvio Berlusconi who is named Prime Minister in April, 1994
1995 Julia Roberts and Lyle Lovett split-up
1995 World's largest bank-Japan's Mitsubishi Bank and Bank of Tokyo merge
2000 A Murray County, Georgia, school bus gets hit by a CSX freight train (3 children die from this accident).
2003 In a "friendly fire" incident, two A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft from the United States Idaho Air National Guard's 190th Fighter Squadron attacked British tanks participating in the 2003 invasion of Iraq, killing British soldier Matty Hull.
2005 The 2005 Sumatran earthquake rocks Indonesia, and at magnitude 8.7 is the second strongest earthquake since 1960.
2006 At least 1 million union members, students and unemployed take to the streets in France in protest at the government's proposed First Employment Contract law.

28th March 2006

France hit by mass job protests

Pensions strike bites across UK

Israel votes for new government

28th March 2007

Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai 'arrested'

Gunmen kill many in Iraqi town

WHO agrees HIV circumcision plan

28th March 2008

Pakistani secret agents shot dead

UN says 'network' killed Hariri

Cuba lifts curbs on mobile phones

28th March 2009

Cities switch off for Earth Hour

Pakistan army raid 'kills rebels'

Yemen forces kill militants

28th March 2010

Barack Obama makes first Afghanistan visit

China flooding 'traps 123 miners'

Swiss casino is robbed by gang

Birthdates which occurred on 28th March :

1468 Charles I Duke of Savoy
1472 Fra Bartolomeo monk, Florentine Renaissance painter
1483 Raphael Urbino Italy, painter (School of Athens)
1515 Theresa of Avila/Teresa de Jesus Spanish mystic writer/saint
1592 Jan Amos Komensky [Comenius] Moravian educational reformer
1603 Stephan Otto composer
1615 Pieter de Groot Dutch regent/diplomat
1621 Heinrich Schwemmer composer
1643 Jose Solana composer
1660 Arnold Houbraken Dutch schilder/writer
1660 Georg Ludwig German monarch of Hanover/King George I of Great Britain
1727 Maximilian III Jozef Elector of Bayern (1745-77)
1729 Pieter Fouquet Dutch art seller (Atlas of Fouquet)
1731 Rámon de la Cruz Spanish playwright/interpreter
1737 Francesco Zannetti composer
1741 Johann Andre composer
1750 Francisco A G de Miranda Venezuelan freedom fighter
1760 Thomas Clarkson English abolitionist (Negro Emancipation)
1766 Joseph Weigl Austria composer/conductor (Emmeline)
1770 Sophie Mereau writer
1779 Angelo Maria Benincori composer
1799 Karl Adolph von Basedow German artist (Ziekte van Basedow)
1806 Ludolf AJW Sloet van de Beele Governor-General of Netherland Indies (1861-66)
1817 Mariano Soriano Fuertes y Piqueras composer
1818 Wade Hampton Charleston SC, Lieutenant General (Confederate Army), died in 1902
1840 Mehemed Emin Pasja German explorer/Governor (Equatoria)
1853 Rudolf Kittel German theologist (Psalms)
1859 Joséphin Péladan French writer/founder (French Rosicrucians)
1862 Aristide Briand France, premier (1909-22) (Nobel 1926)
1868 Cuno Amiet Swiss painter
1868 Maxim Gorki [Aleksei Peshikov] Russia, writer (Mother)
1868 Wojciech Gawronski composer
1871 Willem Mengelberg Utrecht Netherlands, conductor (New York Philharmonic 1922-30)
1872 José Sanjurjo y Sacanell Spanish General (Morocco)
1880 Rosina Lhévinne Kiev Ukraine, pianist/professor (Juilliard Graduate School)
1883 William H Harris composer
1885 Marc-Jean-Baptiste Delmas composer
1886 Jaroslav Novotny composer
1887 Rudolf F W Boskaljon Curaçao, musician/composer
1890 Paul Whiteman Denver CO, orchestra leader (Paul Whiteman's TV Teen Club)
1891 Karel Cruysberghs Flemish author
1891 Peter Suhrkamp German publisher (Suhrkamp Verlag)
1895 Spencer W Kimball 12th prophet of Mormon church
19-- Elvera Roussel actress (Hope-Guiding Light)
19-- Stephanie Dunnam Oak Harbor WA, actress (Kay-Emerald Point NAS)
19-- Tom O'Rourke New York NY, actor (Justin Marler-Guiding Light)
1900 Achille Longo composer
1900 Robert Harris actor (Big Caper, Laughing Anne)
1902 Dame Flora Robson South Shields England, actress (Dominique is Dead, The Years Between)
1902 Paul Godwin [Goldfein], Polish/Dutch violinist
1903 Rudolf Serkin Eger Bohemia, pianist (Marlboro School of Music)
1904 Fosco Giachetti Livorno Italy, actor (Wastrel, We the Living)
1905 Marlin Perkins Carthage MO, TV host (Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom)
1905 Pandro S Berman film producer
1906 Joseph Wright Canada, oarsman (Olympics-gold-1928)
1906 Robert (Bob) Allen actor (Texas Rangers)
1907 Herbert "Herb" Hall clarinetist/saxophonist
1909 Nelson Algren US, novelist (Man with the Golden Arm)
1910 Ingrid Queen Mother of Denmark
1911 Myfanwy Piper librettist
1912 A[rthur] Bertram Chandler UK, sci-fi author (Empress of Outer Space)
1914 Bohumil Hrabal writer
1914 Edmund Sixtus Muskie (Senator-Democrat-ME), US Secretary of State (1980)
1914 Frank Lovejoy Bronx NY, actor (Man Against Crime, Meet McGraw)
1915 Jay Livingston composer (Buttons & Bows, Mona Lisa, Tammy)
1915 Raymond Emery cricketer (New Zealand Test batsman vs West Indies 1952)
1918 Youly Algaroff ballet dancer
1919 Jacob Avshalomov Tsingtao China, composer (Sinfonietta, The Oregon)
1919 Tom Brooks cricketer (New South Wales fast bowler of the 30's, later Test umpire)
1920 Gene Chappie (Representative-Republican-CA, 1981-86)
1920 Lord Butterfield
1921 Dirk Bogarde Hampstead London England, actor (Death in Venice, The Servant)
1924 Freddie Bartholomew Dublin Ireland, actor (Anna Karenina, David Copperfield)
1924 Gerhart Fritsch writer
1924 Peter Baer artist/printmaker
1925 Innokenti Smoktunovsky actor (Bely Prazdnik, Zakoldovannye)
1926 Francis Burt composer
1926 Polly Umrigar cricketer (Indian batsman & captain)
1928 Jose Luis de Delas composer
1928 Zbigniew Brzezinski Warsaw Poland, national security advisor (Carter)
1929 Aubrey J Watson Sr bishop
1930 Amelia Rosselli poet
1930 George Bruce painter
1930 Robert Ashley composer
1932 Sven Oskar Lindqvist Swedish writer (Myten om Wu Tao-tzu)
1933 Frank Murkowski (Senator-Republican-AK)
1934 Siegfried Thiele composer
1936 Mario Vargas Llosa Peru, writer (Aunt Julia)/Presidential candidate
1940 J Michael Plumb Islip NY, equestrian (Olympics-2 gold/4 silver-1976,84)
1940 Kevin Loughery NBA star/coach (Baltimore, Philadelphia)
1941 Alf Clausen Minneapolis MN, orchestra leader (Mary, Simpsons)
1941 Charlie McCoy Oak Hill WV, harmonica player (Hee Haw)
1942 Brian Jones [Lewis B Hopkin] Cheltenham Gloucestershire England, pop guitarist (Rolling Stones)
1942 Neil Kinnock Wales, leader of the British opposition (Labour)
1942 Samuel Ramey Colby KS, bass (La Scala)
1943 Conchata Ferrell Charleston WV, actress (Deadly Hero, For Keeps, Susan-LA Law)
1943 Mike Newell director (Bad Blood, Awakening, Amazing Grace & Chuck)
1943 Richard Eyre British director (National Theatre)
1944 Ken Howard El Centro CA, actor (Ken-White Shadow, Dynasty, 1776)
1944 Rick Barry ABA/NBA forward (New York Nets, Golden State Warriors)
1945 Chuck Portz Santa Monica CA, bassist (Turtles-Happy Together)
1945 Hans Brunhart leader of Liechtenstein (1978-93)
1946 Richard Sussman rocker
1947 Bruce Gilbert producer (China Syndrome, 9 to 5, On Golden Pond)
1948 Dianne Wiest Kansas City MO, actress (Radio Days, Hannah & Her Sisters, Footloose)
1948 John Evans [Evan] rock drummer (Jethro Tull, Blades-A Song for Jeffrey)
1944 Rick Barry Elizabeth NJ, basketball player (San Francisco Warriors/1966 NBA rookie of the year)
1948 Wubbo J Ockels Almelo Netherlands, astronaut (STS 22)
1949 Milan Williams US keyboardist (Commodores-Three Times a Lady)
1949 Ronnie Ray Smith 4 X 100 meter relay runner (Olympics-gold-1968)
1949 Shafiq Ahmed cricketer (Pakistani batsman during the 70's)
1953 Nydia M Velazquez (Representative-Democrat-NY, 1993- )
1955 Reba McEntire McAlester OK, country singer (Can't Even Get the Blues)
1956 Asoka De Silva cricket leg-spinner (Sri Lanka in 10 Tests 1985-91)
1956 Evelin Jahl German Democratic Republic, discus thrower (Olympics-2 gold-1976)
1956 T A Sekar Indian cricket pace-bowler (2 Tests 1982-83 little impact)
1957 Harvey Glance Phoenix City AL, 4x100 meter runner (Olympics-gold-1976)
1958 Bart Wayne Conner Morton Grove IL, gymnast (Olympics-2 gold-1984)
1959 Petra Delhees Jauch Switzertand, tennis star
1959 Todd Curtis actor (Capitol, Skip-Young & Restless)
1961 Byron Scott NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies)
1962 Ged Grimes [Danny Wilson], rocker (Mary's Prayer)
1963 Bernice King daughter of Martin Luther King Jr
1963 Therese Washtock Vancouver British Columbia, 3 day equestrian (Olympics-96)
1965 Jeff Beukeboom Ajax, NHL defenseman (New York Rangers)
1966 Jason Garrett NFL quarterback (Dallas Cowboys)
1966 Nathalie Herreman France, tennis star
1966 Serge Djelloul hockey defenseman (Team France 1998)
1967 David Lang NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)
1967 Ed[ward] Grose Juneau AK, rower (Olympics-1996)
1967 Shawn Boskie Hawthorne NV, pitcher (California Angels)
1968 Chad Biafore hockey defenseman (Team Italy 1998)
1968 Dennis Postlewait Jacksonville NC, Nike golfer (1994 Wichita Open)
1968 Max Perlich actor (JH Brodie-Homicide)
1968 Nasser Hussain cricketer (Essex & England batsman)
1968 Teee Williams Los Angeles CA, volleyball outside hitter (Olympics-bronze-92, 96)
1969 Cheryl "Salt" James rocker (Salt 'n' Pepa-Shake Ya Thang)
1969 Craig Paquette Long Beach CA, infielder (Kansas City Royals)
1969 Earnest Stewart soccer player (Willem II)
1969 Elliot Perry NBA guard (Phoenix Suns, Milwaukee Bucks)
1969 Scottie Graham NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings, Cincinnati Bengals)
1970 James Johnson NFL/WLAF running back (Tampa Buccaneers, Frankfurt Galaxy)
1970 Jason B Gailes Taunton MA, rower (Olympics-silver-1996)
1970 Shawn Price NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers, Buffalo Bills)
1971 Damien Marsh Georgia, Australian 100 meter/200 meter swimmer (Olympics-96)
1971 Wesley Person NBA guard (Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers)
1972 Derek West offensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
1972 Jonathan Edwards Boston MA, doubles luger (Olympics-1994)
1972 Keith Tkachuk Melrose MA, NHL left wing (Winnipeg Jets, Phoenix, USA)
1972 Michael Smith NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)
1972 Mike Morton linebacker (Oakland Raiders)
1972 Shannon Mitchell NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
1973 Andrew Whittall cricketer (cousin of Guy Zimbabwe off-spinner 1996)
1974 K C Jones NFL center (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1975 Atta-ur-Rehman cricketer (Pakistani quickie, debut vs England 1992 age 17)
1977 Angelo Garcia Brooklyn NY, singer (Menudo-Cannonball)
1978 Nafisa Joseph Miss India-Universe (1997)
1979 Juli Keech Miss South Dakota Teen-USA (1997)
1980 Cara Lewis Miss Mississippi Teen-USA (1997)


Deaths which occurred on March 28th:
0193 Publius Helvius Pertinax Roman Emperor (192-93), assassinated
0193 Roman Emperor Pertinax assassinated
0593 Guntram French king in Burgundy, dies at about 67
1134 Stefanus Harding 3rd abbott of Cîteaux/saint, dies
1285 Martinus IV [Simon de Brion], Pope (1281-85), dies
1566 Siegmund Freiherr von Herberstein Austrian diplomat, dies at 79
1673 Adam Pijnacker Dutch landscape painter/etcher, buried at 51
1677 Wenzel Hollar Bohemia cartoonist/etcher, dies at about 69
1687 Constantine Huygens diplomat/poet/composer (Bluebottles), dies at 90
1701 Domenico Guidi Italian sculptor, dies at 75
1712 Jan van der Heyden Dutch inventor (street lantern), dies at 75
1758 Jonathan Edwards US theologist (Great Awakening), dies at 54
1799 Etta L J "baronne" Palm-Aelders Dutch adventurer/spy, dies at 55
1801 Ralph Abercromby English army commander (North Holland), dies at 66
1818 Giuseppe Antonio Capuzzi composer, dies at 62
1840 Simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier Swiss mathematician, dies at 89
1847 Mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma composer, dies at 67
1849 Stephan L Endlicher Austrian priest/botany, dies at 44
1856 Pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov composer, dies at 76
1860 Johann Ludwig Bohner composer, dies at 73
1863 James Cooper US attorney/senator/Union-Brigadier-General, dies at 52
1865 Albert G Bilders Dutch landscape painter, dies at 26
1868 James Thomas Brudenell 7th earl of Cardigan, dies at about 70
1877 Vincenzo Fioravanti composer, dies at 77
1880 Achille Peri composer, dies at 67
1880 Eelco Refer linguistic (Oera Linda Book?), dies at 49
1881 Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky composer, dies at 42
1885 Fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman composer, dies at 53
1887 Ditler G Monrad Danish bishop/premier (1863- ), dies at 75
1889 Matilde "Tillie" Ziegler killed by husband William Kemmler
1891 Dick Pilling cricketer ("Prince of Wicketkeepers", England 1881-88), dies
1896 E Rundle Charles writer, dies
1907 Pavel Ivanovich Blaramberg composer, dies at 65
1908 John Eliot English meteorology, dies at 68
1910 Edouard [Judas] Colonne French violinist/conductor, dies
1914 Hanus Trnecek composer, dies at 55
1927 Karl Prohaska composer, dies at 57
1928 Giuseppe Ferrata composer, dies at 63
1941 Virginia [Adeline] Woolf-Stephen author (To Lighthouse), commits suicide at 59
1942 Herman A van Karnebeek Dutch foreign minister (1918-27), dies at 67
1942 Miguel Hernadez Gilabert Spanish poet (Viento del Pueblo), dies at 31
1943 Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff Russian composer/pianist, dies at 69
1944 Rabbi Chayyim Most Maggid of Kovono, killed by Nazis
1944 Stephen Butler Leacock writer/economist (Literary Lapses), dies at 75
1947 Rudolph Hermann Simonsen composer, dies at 57
1949 Grigoras Dinicu composer, dies at 59
1950 Georgine M "May" Basting actress (Occupier), dies at 67
1953 James Francis Thorpe decathlete (Olympics-gold-12), dies at 64
1954 Francis B Young British physician/writer (In South Africa), dies at 69
1956 Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup vocalist, dies of a heart attack
1958 Chuck Klein Philadelphia Phillie homerun hitter, dies at 53
1958 W[illiam] C[hristopher] Handy US conductor/composer (St Louis Blues), dies at 84
1959 James Neblett cricketer (one Test West Indies vs England 1935), dies
1960 Ian Keith US actor (Ramses I-10 Commandments), dies at 61
1963 Alec A Templeton composer/pianist (Alec Templeton Time), dies at 52
1965 VAA Mary English princess, dies at 67
1969 Dwight D Eisenhower 34th President/General (WWII), dies in Washington DC at 78
1971 Felix Wolfes composer, dies at 78
1973 Hakuun Yasutani Zen teacher/co-founder (Sanbo Kyodan), dies
1974 Dorothy Fields US singer (Way you Look Tonight), dies at 68
1974 Françoise Rosay actress (Interlude, Women in Prison), dies at 82
1975 Renzo Massarani composer, dies at 77
1979 Emmett Kelly circus clown (Weary Willy), dies at 80
1980 Dick Haymes actor (Real Life, Betrayal), dies
1980 Jesse Owens (Olympics-gold-36), dies in Tucson AZ at the age of 66
1983 Ank [Anna M] van der Moer actress (Verkade, Dutch Comedy), dies at 71
1983 Martinus A Jansen bishop of Rotterdam (1956-70), dies at 77
1984 Kenneth Whitty 1st Secretary at British Embassy in Athens, shot dead
1985 Marc Chagall French painter, dies at 97
1985 Nand Baert Belgian radio/tv-host, dies at 53
1986 Victor J Lopez actor (Chuey-Man From Atlantis), dies at 39
1986 Virginia Gilmore actress (Jennie, Western Union), dies
1987 Maria Augusta Trapp singer (Trapp Family Singers), dies at 82
1987 Patrick Troughton actor (Dr Who-Dr Who), dies at 56
1990 Helene Fortescu Reynolds actress (Bermuda Mystery), dies at 65
1991 Carlos Montalban actor (Bananas), dies at 85
1992 Wendell Mayes writer, dies of cancer at 72
1994 Albert Goldman US biographer (Lives of John Lennon), dies at 66
1994 Eugene Ionesco playwright (Rhinoceros, Bald Soprano), dies at 84
1994 John Logan Gorlay journalist, dies at 74
1995 Hugh Edward R O'Connor actor (In the Heat of the Night), ODs at 32
1995 Jack Regan broadcaster, dies at 53
1995 Vivienne Byerley publicist, dies at 88
1996 Barbara McLean film Editor, dies at 86
1996 Charles Barnet "Roscoe" Harvey soldier, dies at 95
1996 David Band banker, dies at 53
1996 Edith Fowke folklorist, dies at 82
1996 Hans Blumenberg philosopher, dies at 75
1996 James Herbert Lloyd Morrell bishop, dies at 89
1996 Ken Dibbs actor (Suddenly, Party Girl, High Society), dies at 78
1996 Shin Kanemaru Vice President of Japan (1986-87), dies at 81
1996 Simon Harcourt Nowell-Smith British bibliophile, dies at 87

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