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DECEMBER 28

Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1900 Carry Nation Attacks a Saloon in Wichita, Kansas Wichita, Kansas Carrie Nation Drug Abuse History Channel
1908 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake in Sicily Kills over 100,000 People and Destroys Several Towns Sicily Earthquake Death History Channel USGS
1958 In Professional Football's First Overtime Game, the Baltimore Colts Defeat the New York Giants for the NFL Championship Baltimore New York City Sports Figures Football National Football League Historic Firsts New York Times
1974 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake in Pakistan Kills 5,300 and Injures 17,000 Pakistan Earthquake Death USGS
1981 Elizabeth Jordan Carr, the First American Test-Tube Baby, Is Born in Norfolk, Virginia Norfolk, Virginia Medical Research Child Advocacy Historic Firsts New York Times
1994 7.8 Magnitude Earthquake Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan Kills Two People Japan Earthquake Death USGS

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