March 28 – On This Day in History

28 March

What happened today in history?

  • 845 – Paris is attacked by Viking raiders.
  • 1930 – Constantinople changes its name to Istanbul.

Who was born today?

  • 1921 – Dirk Bogarde – English actor and writer.
  • 1981 – Julia Stiles – American actress.
  • 1986 – Lady Gaga – American singer-songwriter.

 

Who died today?

  • 1584 – Ivan the Terrible – Russian king.
  • 1969 – Dwight D. Eisenhower (34th President of the United States).
  • 1985 – Marc Chagall – Russian artist.
  • 2004 – Peter Ustinov – English-Swiss actor, writer and director.

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