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  1. The Rolex Murder. On July 28, 1996, a man’s body washed up on a trawler in the UK seas. There was no identification on the body except a 25-year-old Rolex Oyster on his wrist. As Rolex maintains such meticulous service records, they were able to ID the victim and ultimately the murderer.

  2. Nurse shark is ovoviviparous species (eggs develop inside the female's body). Female gives birth to 21 to 28 babies (pups) after pregnancy of 6 months. Babies are usually born during the June and July. They are 12 inches long at birth and covered with light-colored spots. Female is ready to reproduce once again after a pause of 18 months.

  3. There are 2 missing nuclear bombs that fell into the Atlantic Ocean on July 28, 1957 and are roughly 100 miles away from Atlantic City, NJ.

  4. Julia Tuttle remains the only female to have founded a major city in the United States; Miami, Florida on July 28, 1896.

  5. The first day of the Somme Offensive was not the bloodiest day in British military history. The Battle of Towton, fought in 29th March 1461 in the War of the Roses, left 28,000 dead, 8,000 more than 1st July 1916, and killed around one in fifty men in all of England at the time.

  6. The earliest scientifically useful photograph of a total solar eclipse was made by Julius Berkowski at the Royal Observatory in Königsberg, Prussia, on July 28, 1851. It was the first correctly exposed photographic image taken during totality thereby including the sun's corona.

  7. On July 28, 1900 at his restaurant Louis’ Lunch in New Haven, CT, Lassen constructed a hamburger prototype when he sandwiched ground steak trimmings between two slices of toast. The Original Burger on sliced bread is still served by the family-run tavern today.

  8. Since 28 July, 1976, the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird holds the record as the fastest manned aircraft ever made, flying at Mach 2.883 (2,193.2 MPH). It had no need for its missile countermeasures because it would just accelerate and out-fly the missile.

  9. On Saturday, July 28, 1945 a B-25 Mitchell bomber crashed into Empire State Building. The resulting fire was put out and many floors were open for business on the following Monday.

  10. 5/15/14: On July 28, 1945 Betty Lou Oliver Survived an Elevator Drop From the 79th Floor.

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On July 28, 1918, the Serbian flag was raised over the White House and all public buildings in the nation's capital. First time ever foreign flag flew over White House.

The flight airspeed record on earth is 3,529 km/h (2,193 mph) and was recorded on 28 July 1976

Shark Week has been on the air for 28 years, first premiering on July 17, 1988

On July 28, 2013 Hideki Matsui signed a one-day minor league contract with the New York Yankees in order to officially retire as a Yankee

World heavyweight boxer Ezzard Charles (July 7, 1921 – May 28, 1975), fought and knocked out a young contender named Sam Baroudi. When Baroudi died from the injuries, Charles was so devastated he almost gave up fighting. After that fight he moved up to heavyweight.

Awesome video verse of the day July 24 - Psalms 28:7 The Lord is my stre...

A new Dr Seuss book will be released July 28.

Franklin D. Roosevelt didn't die 12 April 1945, according to AOL he was lunching at Empire State Building on 28 July 1945.

9/11- That a B-25 Plane Hit The Empire State Building in New York - July 28, 1945- and it didn't collapse The Empire State Building that still stands today. I'm confused I thought Buildings fall when hit by planes.

NASA's first website to reach over 1 million hits in a single day was JPL, showing images of comet Hale Bopp on March 28, 1997. This record was broken a few months later when JPL landed the Mars Pathfinder on July 4, 1997.

About "the 28 pages". Name given to classified details from a 2002 inquiry regarding US intelligence of the 2001 terrorist attacks. Bush hid them for "national security reasons", but on July 15 of this year, Obama declassified them for the sake of the victims' families.

In July 2010, one of the first "Bitcoin faucet" websites was established which gave out 5 Bitcoin ($28,320 as of the time I am posting this) for entering a captcha (typing in 9 letters)

A “centenary” refers to a 100 year anniversary of an event. An example of a centenary is the First World War Centenary which started July 28, 2014.

The reason February only has 28 i becaus July (named after Julius Caesar) had 31 days and when Augustus Caesar had a month named after him (August) he wanted to have 31 days as well.

The reason February only has 28 days is because July (named after julius caeser) had 31 days and Augustus Caesar also wanted his month (August) to have 31 days.

July was named after Julius Caesar and hence it had 31 days. Later, when Augustus Caesar took over the Roman Empire, he wanted August, the month named after him, to have 31 days as well. Hence, the two extra days were taken from February, which was then left with 28 days

July was named after Julius Caesar and hence it had 31 days. Later, when Augustus Caesar took over the Roman Empire, he wanted August, the month named after him, to have 31 days as well. Hence, the two extra days were taken from February, which was then left with 28 days.

There is a criminal called Dr. [email protected] who is currently incarcerated at the supermax prison ADX Florence for causing 28 power failures and hoarding large amounts of cyanide. After 20 years in prison, he was released on July 29th 2019.

On July 28, 1945, a U.S. Army Air Force B-25 Mitchell crashed into the Empire State Building.

We have had 2055 Nuclear tests carried out on planet earth since July 16th 1945 - thats roughly 28 tests a year! I feel a little radioactive ;(

Julie Andrews was 28 years old during the filming of Mary Poppins.