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It happened on a… December 28

1993

Andrea Bocelli makes his classical debut singing at a concert at Teatro Romolo Valli in Reggio Emilia.

1981

Warner-Elektra-Atlantic raises price of 45 records from $1.68 to $1.98.

1975

“The Hail Mary”, with 32 seconds left in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game, Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach throws a legendary 50-yard winning touchdown pass to Drew Pearson to defeat the Minnesota Vikings, and the “Hail Mary” play is born.

1968

Beatles’ “White Album” goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks.

1944

Canadiens’ right winger Maurice Richard the first player in NHL history to score eight points in one game.

1918

Montreal’s Georges Vezina becomes the first NHL goalie to record an assist during the Canadiens’ 6-3 win over the Toronto Arenas.

1897

“Cyrano de Bergerac,” the play by Edmond Rostand, premiered in Paris, France.

1895

The Lumière brothers perform for their first paying audience at the Grand Cafe in Boulevard des Capucines, marking the debut of the cinema.

1836

Mexico’s independence was recognized by Spain.

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