n this Day in History 28 December:
1971 Hasj falls from now on under(neath) the Opiumwet
1973 Akron Ohio's Chamber of Commerce terminates itself from Soap Box Derby
1963 Merle Haggard 1st appearance on country chart with "Sing a Sad Song"
1993 John Maclean passes Kirk Muller as all-time NJ Devils scorer (521 pts)
1897 Edmond Rostand's "Cyrano de Bergerac," premieres in Paris