(Saturday, March 28, 1942, 11:18 p.m. local time, during World War II) — Lübeck became the first German city to be attacked in substantial numbers tonight by the Royal Air Force, which created a firestorm that caused severe damage to the historic center, the bombs destroying three of the main churches and large parts of the built-up area.
The bombing continued into the wee hours (2:58 a.m.) of March 29, Palm Sunday.
(Saturday, March 28, 1992) — Christian Laettner hit a miracle turnaround jumper from near the foul line tonight as the buzzer sounded to give defending NCAA champion Duke a 104-103 overtime victory over Kentucky and a fifth consecutive trip to the Final Four.
Video: 'History's Raiders: St. Nazaire' (part 1; click here for all 5 parts)
(Saturday, March 28, 1942, part of North West Europe Campaign during World War II) — British naval forces staged a successful raid today on the Nazi-occupied French port of St. Nazaire in Operation Chariot, destroying the only dry dock on the Atlantic coast capable of repairing the German battleship Tirpitz.