All of the events below took place on the same day of the month, July 28.
1540: Chief minister Thomas Cromwell is executed at the order of King Henry VIII of England. Henry marries his fifth wife, Catherine Howard, the same day.
1750: Organist and composer Johann Sebastian Bach dies in Leipzig, Germany at age 65.
1866: Author and illustrator Beatrix Potter is born in Kensington, London.
1929: First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis is born in Southampton, New York.
1945: Cartoonist Jim Davis is born in Marion, Indiana.
1945: A U.S. Army B-25 bomber crashes into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building killing 14 and injuring 26.
1984: Opening ceremonies are held for the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.
1987: The Beatles file a $15 million lawsuit against Nike over use of the song, "Revolution", in a television ad.