March 28 in History
1809March 28, 1809:
Spain loses to France in the war known as the Battle of Medellín. The fight served as the latter’s first recognized attempt to take control of the southern part of Spain.
1842March 28, 1842:
German composer, Otto Nicolai, conducts the maiden performance of the renowned Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
1935March 28, 1935:
German film director and actress Leni Riefenstahl premieres her controversial film, "Triumph of the Will".
1939March 28, 1939:
"Philadelphia Story", a cominc play by Philip Barry makes its first showing at New York City’s Shubert Theater.
1948March 28, 1948:
1967March 28, 1967:
English band, The Beatles, releases two singles titled "Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!" and "Good Morning Good Morning" .
1969March 28, 1969:
English singer, Joe Cocker, plays his maiden live show in the United States.
1977March 28, 1977:
1985March 28, 1985:
Neil Simon premieres his play titled "Biloxi Blues" at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles.
1994March 28, 1994:
BBC Radio Five Live makes its maiden broadcast in the United Kingdom.
1995March 28, 1995:
American rock band, Wilco release their debut album, “A.M”. Jeff Tweedy, Ken Coomer, and Max Johnston are band members that contributed to the successful recording of the album.
- March 28, 1995:
Ol' Dirty Bastard of the Wu-Tang Clan releases his maiden solo album named “Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version”. The album consists of singles like "Shimmy Shimmy Ya" and "Brooklyn Zoo".
1999March 28, 1999:
Kelvin Jones, a member of the rap group known as The Hellraisers, shoots and kills Raymond Rogers, known in the music industry as Freaky Tah.
2009March 28, 2009:
United States records its first H1N1 swine flu case. The virus was detected in two residents of California.
2011March 28, 2011:
American rap star, Rick Ross, is busted for possessing a sizeable amount of marijuana. He was released later that night.