From the archives of The Daily News for July 28:
- In 1914, the State Health Officer declared that the chance of plague coming to Galveston were minimal.
- In 1964, the preliminary hearing in a murder by auto charge against a Friendswood man was scheduled.
- In 1989, City Attorney Herb Prouty told the City Council that the city could not give an exclusive franchise to operate cruise ships out of Galveston.
- In 1989, investigators appealing to the public to help them find Rene Richerson released the first names of possible suspects in the 24-year-old student’s suspected abduction and murder.