History of 28 November

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  • 1990 – Margaret Thatcher resigned as prime minister of Britain.
  • 1992 – In Bosnia-Herzegovina, 137 tons of food and supplies were to be delivered to the isolated town of Srebrenica.
  • 1992 – In King William’s Town, South Africa, black militant gunmen attacked a country club killing four people and injuring 20.
  • 1993 – The play “Mixed Emotions” closed after 48 performances.
  • 1994 – Jeffrey Dahmer, a convicted serial killer, was clubbed to death in a Wisconsin prison by a fellow inmate.
  • 1994 – Norwegian voters rejected European Union membership.
  • 1995 – U.S. President Clinton signed a $6 billion road bill that ended the federal 55 mph speed limit.
  • 2010 – WikiLeaks released to the public more than 250,000 U.S. diplomatic cables. About 100,000 were marked “secret” or “confidential.”
  • 2014 – Gunmen set off three bombs at the central mosque in the northern Nigerian city of Kano killing at least 120 people.
  • 2016 – A chartered Avro RJ85 plane carrying at least 77 people, including the Chapecoense football team, crashes near Medellín, Colombia.

Celebrating Birthday Today

  • 1981 – Brian Tevreden, Dutch footballer
  • 1982 – Leandro Barbosa, Brazilian basketball player
  • 1982 – Chris Harris, English motorcycle racer
  • 1982 – Raido Villers, Estonian basketball player
  • 1983 – Rostam Batmanglij, American musician and songwriter
  • 1983 – Tyler Glenn, American singer-songwriter and keyboard player
  • 1983 – Summer Rae, American football player, wrestler, and actress
  • 1983 – Édouard Roger-Vasselin, French tennis player
  • 1983 – Nelson Valdez, Paraguayan footballer
  • 1984 – Andrew Bogut, Australian basketball player
  • 1984 – Marc-André Fleury, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1984 – Trey Songz, American R&B singer-songwriter and actor
  • 1984 – Mary Elizabeth Winstead, American actress and producer
  • 1984 – Naoko Yamada, Japanese anime director
  • 1985 – Mike Kostka, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1985 – Álvaro Pereira, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1986 – Mouhamadou Dabo, French footballer
  • 1987 – Karen Gillan, Scottish actress
  • 1987 – Craig Kieswetter, South African-English cricketer and golfer
  • 1988 – Scarlett Pomers, American actress and singer-songwriter
  • 1989 – Laura Alleway, Australian footballer
  • 1989 – Jamie Buhrer, Australian rugby league player
  • 1990 – Dedryck Boyata, Belgian footballer
  • 1990 – Bradley Smith, English motorcycle racer
  • 1992 – Jake Miller, American singer-songwriter
  • 1992 – Adam Hicks, American actor
  • 1993 – David Nofoaluma, Australian-Samoan rugby league player
  • 1995 – Chase Elliott, American race car driver
  • 2000 – Jackson Yee, Chinese singer, dancer and actor