December 28th, 1836
South Australia and Adelaide are founded.
December 28th, 1879
The central part of The Tay Rail Bridge in Dundee, Scotland collapses as a train passes over it, causing the death of 75 people.
December 28th, 1888
Friedrich Wilhelm “F. W.” Murnau is born. He was one of the greatest German film directors of the silent era and a major figure of the expressionist movement of the 1920s. Some of his works are : Nosferatu, a symphony of horror, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hide, Evening – Night Morning , Faust, Sunrise and more.
December 28th, 1895
The Lumiere Brothers have their first paid audience at the Grande Cafe in boulevard de Capucines.
December 28th, 1969
Linus Benedict Torvalds is born. He is a Finnish software engineer best known for developing the Linux kernel and the git revision control system.
Dystos tragical shipwreck near the island of Kymi causing the death of 20 people. From this tragical event there was only 1 survivor.