Today in History + Celebrity Birthdays, August 28
Today is August 28th. There are 125 days until the end of the year.
On this date in 1972, Mark Spitz won the first of seven gold medals in the Olympics.
In 1996, Prince Charles and Princess Diana's troubled fifteen-year marriage came to an end.
In 2005, residents of New Orleans were forced to evacuate as Hurricane Katrina bore down on Louisiana.
In 2014, Joan Rivers suffers complications during routine surgery that would lead to her death days later.
Happy Birthday to actor David Soul, from Starsky and Hutch, who is 75.
Award-winning country singer Shania Twain is 53.
Actor Jason Proiestly, from "Beverly Hills 90210," is 49.
Country singer LeAnn Rimes is 36.
Reality TV personality Honey Boo Boo is 13.