on this day 28 december
2018: British New Year's honours list include Knights for author Philip Pullman and comedian Michael Palin.
2012: Vladimir Putin signs into law a ban on US adoption of Russian children.
2009: Scarlett Johansson makes her debut on Broadway in the Arthur Miller play "A View from the Bridge.
2002: LinkedIn is founded by Reid Hoffman and others in Mountain View, California.
1994: David Boon completes his 20th Test Cricket century (131 v England, MCG.
1994: American country singer Tammy Wynette admitted to the hospital with bile duct infection.
1994: "The Madness of King George" film based on the play by Alan Bennett, directed by Nicholas.
1993: Andrea Bocelli makes his classical debut singing at a concert at Teatro Romolo Valli in Reggio Emilia.
1991: Ted Turner is named Time Magazine Man of year.
1989: Alexander Dubček elected Chairman of the Federal Assembly (Parliament) of Czechslovakia.