What happened on the 28th December?

The Messina Earthquake a category 7.5 according to today’s Richter scale strikes the Straits of Messina in southern Italy, destroying the cities of Messina in Sicily and Reggio di Calabria on the Italian mainland. The earthquake and tsunami it caused killed between 50,000 and 150,000.

What was the number one song December 28 1994?

The number one song in the week of December 28, 1994 was On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men in US and Think Twice by Celine Dion in UK.

What is the star sign for December 28th?

A Capricorn born on December 28 has a style all their own.

Who died on December 28?


  • 925 – Wang Zongbi, general of the Chinese state of Former Shu.
  • 1218 – Robert II, Count of Dreux (b.
  • 1297 – Hugh Aycelin, French cardinal (b.
  • 1326 – Sir David II Strathbogie, Earl of Atholl, Constable of Scotland, and Chief Warden of Northumberland.
  • 1367 – Ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shōgun (b.

Is Dec 28 a holiday?

December 28 – Tuesday: Boxing Day.

Who died on December 28th 2008?


  • Quentin C.
  • A. O. L.
  • Willie Clark, 90, Scottish footballer (Hibernian, St Johnstone).
  • Vincent Ford, 68, Jamaican reggae songwriter (“No Woman, No Cry”), complications from diabetes.
  • Donald Gleason, 88, American physician, creator of prostate cancer test, heart attack.

Who died on December 29?


  • 721 – Empress Genmei of Japan (b.
  • 1125 – Agnes I, Abbess of Quedlinburg (b.c. 1090)
  • 1170 – Thomas Becket, English archbishop and saint (b.
  • 1208 – Emperor Zhangzong of Jin, (b.
  • 1380 – Elizabeth of Poland, queen consort of Hungary (b.
  • 1416 – Mathew Swetenham, bow bearer of Henry IV.

Is the 28th December a bank holiday 2021?

A Bank Holiday is a day on which the banks are closed. BUT – not all bank holidays are Public Holidays. The banks always seem to have an extra day off compared to everyone else after Christmas. Monday 27th December 2021 and Tuesday 28th December are bank holidays in Ireland – but they are not public holidays.