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Famous Events For October 28

Famous Events For October 28 – Today In History

What Happened on October 28 in World History?

Early Centuries – October 28 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. October 28, 0306 – Maxentius installed King of Rome
2. October 28, 0312 – King Constantine the Great defeats his enemy Maxentius at the war of the Milvian Bridge
3. October 28, 0969 – an army of Byzantine conquers Antioch (in modern Syria)
4. October 28, 1061 – dismissal of bishop Cadalus and Pope Honorius II by the king
5. October 28, 1422 – son of Charles V takes charge as King Charles VII of France
6. October 28, 1467 – Charles defeats the Luikenaars at the war at Brustem
7. October 28, 1492 – the discovery of Cuba by Christopher Columbus and named it “Juana” and assign it to Spain
8. October 28, 1516 – Grand Vizier Sinan Pasha commands the Turkish army to defeat the Mameluks near Gaze at the war of Younis Khan

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9. October 28, 1531 – Imam Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi conquers southern Ethiopia by defeating Lebna Dengel, King of Ethiopia
10. October 28, 1538 – Establishment of the first academic in the New World, the Universidad Santo Tomas de Aquino on Hispaniola
11. October 28, 1574 – Prince Willem of Orange inaugurates the academia
12. October 28, 1595 – Turks defeated by Zsigmond Bathory of Transylvania at the war at Giurgevo
13. October 28, 1612 – appointment of Robert Dowland as an instrumental singer in the court of King James I
14. October 28, 1628 – the siege of La Rochelle by Cardinal Richelieu
15. October 28, 1636 – establishment of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts
16. October 28, 1646 – the founding of a church for Protestants for American Indians in Massachusetts
17. October 28, 1664 – the founding of Royal Marines from the earlier Duke of York and Albany’s Maritime Company of Foot

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18th Century – What Happened on October 28 – The 1700s

18. October 28, 1726 – Publication of “Gulliver’s Travels” by Jonathan Swift by Benjamin Motte in London
19. October 28, 1740 – Ivan VI assumes as emperor of Russia
20. October 28, 1746 – earthquake bulldozes Lima and Callao and leaves 18000 dead
21. October 28, 1776 – During the war of White Plains, George Washington withdraws to New Jersey
22. October 28, 1790 – New York trades Vermont for $30,000
23. October 28, 1793 – Copyright application by Eli Whitney for his invention of cotton ginning machine

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19th Century – October 28 This Day That Year – The 1800s

24. October 28, 1834 – British migrants kill many original settlers in Pinjarra, Western Australia at the war of Pinjarra on the Swam River settlement
25. October 28, 1846 – A snowstorm in the Sierra Nevada leaves 42 innovators dead
26. October 28, 1848 – the inauguration of the first locomotive between Barcelona and Mataro in Spain
27. October 28, 1858 – the inauguration of the first showroom on 6th Ave, NYC by R.H Macy and Co
28. October 28, 1863 – many wounded and killed, app. 865, in the war at Wauhatchie
29. October 28, 1864 – War at Newtonia, Newton County, Missouri
30. October 28, 1864 – the culmination of the war at Fair Oaks, Virginia with 1554 fatalities
31. October 28, 1864 – War at Wauhatchie, TN
32. October 28, 1867 – Maimonides College for Jews in Pennsylvania in the US
33. October 28, 1882 – athletics of the American Association disclose of profit of $ 22,000 in the first term

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34. October 28, 1886 – The US President Grover Cleveland bestows the Statue of Liberty
35. October 28, 1891 – 7300 lost their lives when an earthquake struck Mino-Owari, Japan
36. October 28, 1893 – premiere of the musical no.6 in B minor, “Pathetique” by Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky
37. October 28, 1894 – dismissal of Chancellor Leo von Caprivi and Prime Minister Botho zu Eulenburg by German King Wilhelm II

20th Century – Important Events On This Day October 28 – The 1900s

38. October 28, 1900 – curtain down for Olympic play at Paris, France after 5 months of games
39. October 28, 1904 – fingerprints technology was introduced by St Louis police on trial
40. October 28, 1906 – in a joint venture, the Belgian and British, establish a quarrying establishment, “Union Miniere de Haut Katanga” in the present day the Democratic Republic of Congo
41. October 28, 1908 – German King Wilhelm II, professes during an interaction with the English Daily Telegraph, that he was a personal friend of Britain but the German public is antagonistic and is creating pandemonium in both the countries
42. October 28, 1911 – in a football play, Bill Dobbie of Calgary Tigers achieves 10 singles in a play
43. October 28, 1913 – premiere of the funny series, “Krazy Kat” by George Herriman in NY Periodical
44. October 28, 1914 – The German Warship, Goeben, arrives in the Black Sea

45. October 28, 1914 – Three undergraduate students founded the “Omega Psi Phi Fraternity” on the campus of the Howard University
46. October 28, 1915 – the debut of Alpensymfonie by Richard Strauss in Berlin
47. October 28, 1916 – the idea of compulsory enlistment to the army by the Australian administration was rejected by the public in a plebiscite
48. October 28, 1918 – During the split of Austria and Hungary, Czechoslovakia attains the freedom
49. October 28, 1919 – US Senate approves prohibition as envisaged by the Volstead Act, though US President, Woodrow Wilson, rejected the proposal
50. October 28, 1921 – inauguration of the cinema talkies Tuschinski at Amsterdam
51. October 28, 1921 – Ragnvald A. Nestos succeeds as Governor in South Dakota during the first American recall of Governors
52. October 28, 1922 – First airing of the football play on television
53. October 28, 1922 – Benito Mussolini assumes power over Italy
54. October 28, 1924 – an agreement between France and Russia for commerce inked
55. October 28, 1924 – during the match between the White Sox and NY Giants in Dublin hardly 20 supporters witnessed the match; the White Sox defeated NY Giants, 8-4
56. October 28, 1924 – In a lime excavation in Taung, South Africa, a relic of the skull of a child, “Taung Child” was found by Miner M de Bruin. Raymond Dark recognized it to be the relic of a new hominin class – Australopithecus africanus

57. October 28, 1927 – detention of Josip Broz for 7 months starts in Croatia
58. October 28, 1927 – aircraft belonging to KLM, “Homing Pigeon “departs from Neth-Indies after the usual trip
59. October 28, 1928 – prohibition of child labor imposed in Bahasa Indonesia
60. October 28, 1928 – Lala Lajpat Rai, an Indian freedom fighter was wounded when protesting against the British commission in Lahore
61. October 28, 1929 – share prices of Dow Jones reach a low value of 38.33 pt. i.e. 260.64
62. October 28, 1934 – fault-free game played by Brooklyn and Pittsburgh in the NFL play
63. October 28, 1935 – the debut of “Dead End” by Sidney Kingsley in NYC
64. October 28, 1936 – on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee, Franklin D. Roosevelt re-bestows the Statue of Liberty,
65. October 28, 1938 – The International Brigade was given a warm send-off
66. October 28, 1939 – Rebellion against Germans in Czechoslovakia
67. October 28, 1939 – British single-seater war plane brings down the German Heinkel-111 aircraft over Scotland
68. October 28, 1940 – Greece effectively repulses the assault from Italy
69. October 28, 1940 – Adolf Hitler meets Benito Mussolini in Florence for a discussion
70. October 28, 1941 – a motion picture on the model of the story by Richard Llewellyn, “How Green Was My Valley” guided by John Ford and featuring Walter Pidgeon and Maureen O ‘Hara debuts in New York. Declared the Best Picture 1942
71. October 28, 1942 – in an accident involving a train and a bus in Detroit Michigan, 16 lost their lives and 20 wounded
72. October 28, 1943 – and US warplane destroys a German underwater vessel, U 220 in the Atlantic Ocean
73. October 28, 1944 – armistice between Russia and Bulgaria
74. October 28, 1946 – German engineers specialized in missiles start working in the USSR
75. October 28, 1948 – Ensign of the Israel approved

76. October 28, 1949 – installation of Georges Bidault as President of France
77. October 28, 1951 – Atomic test by the US at Nevada
78. October 28, 1951 – Juan Manuel Fangio achieves the 2nd Formula One WDC by 6 points
79. October 28, 1952 – LPGA Women’s Texas Golf Open achieved by Babe Didrikson-Zaharias
80. October 28, 1953 – stepping down of Red Barber as a running commentator of Dodgers to enlist for the Yankees
81. October 28, 1954 – Proprietors of important leagues did not approve the sale of A’s to the Philadelphia group
82. October 28, 1954 – debut performance of “Rainmaker” by N Richard Nash in NYC
83. October 28, 1954 – Ernest Hemingway achieved the Nobel Prize for Literature
84. October 28, 1955 – an agreement between Egypt and Saudi Arabia to boost military aid
85. October 28, 1956 – a circular communication by Pope Pius XII on Luctuosissimi events published
86. October 28, 1957 – TV Transmission channel 10 in Milwaukee, WI commences airing on PBS
87. October 28, 1958 – Installation of Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli as Pope as John XXIII
88. October 28, 1958 – Come Back Player award was achieved by Pete Runnels
89. October 28, 1959 – Buffalo Bills joins the AFL
90. October 28, 1959 – the debut of “Les Negres” by Jean Genet in Paris
91. October 28, 1961 – valedictory of “Fiorello” after 796 presentations at Broadhurst Theatre NYC
92. October 28, 1961 – NY Mets celebrate the ground-breaking ceremony for the Municipal Arena
93. October 28, 1962 – a news report on Radio Moscow reports that the atomic rockets in Cuba have neutralized

94. October 28, 1962 – Atomic test by USSR at Eastern Kazakh, USSR
95. October 28, 1962 – During the crucial period of the Cuban missile disaster, Soviet Leader Khrushchev wrote to US President JFK proposing an accord
96. October 28, 1965 – construction of the Gateway Arch (630ft high) in St Louis Missouri, accomplished
97. October 28, 1965 – declaration by Pope Paul VI that Jews as a whole are not responsible for the execution
98. October 28, 1966 – Gaston Roelants of Belgium traverses a distance of 12 4/5 miles in an hour
99. October 28, 1970 – Cleveland Cavaliers first play on home field defeated by San Diego 110-99
100. October 28, 1970 – an agreement proposing combined space attempts between US and USSR authorized
101. October 28, 1971 – Great Britain was the 6th country to send a spacecraft into space
102. October 28, 1971 – taping of “Happy Xmas (War is Over) by John Lennon and Yoke Ono in NYC
103. October 28, 1972 – valedictory of “Mother Earth” after 12 presentations at Belasco Theatre NYC
104. October 28, 1973 – LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open achieved by Sharon Miller
105. October 28, 1974 – MacMillan and Westfall belonging to Islanders achieve three consecutive scores (hat trick) in the same play
106. October 28, 1974 – spacecraft Luna 23 hurled toward the moon
107. October 28, 1974 – Atomic test by the US at Nevada
108. October 28, 1975 – Maintenance and functioning of the Zoo was taken over by Cleveland Metroparks
109. October 28, 1975 – Government takes over the functioning of oil companies with effect from 1st Jan 1976 in Venezuela
110. October 28, 1976 – American League Manager of the Year was awarded to Billy Martin of the NY Yankees
111. October 28, 1976 – in a train accident at Goes Neth, 7 lost their lives
112. October 28, 1978 – 100k was traversed by Don Ritchie at 6:10:20 and declared best
113. October 28, 1978 – Bobby Orr achieves his final goal in the NHL against Detroit Red Wings
114. October 28, 1978 – a TV film a musical fantasy made by rock band Kiss entitled “Kiss Meets The Phantom of the Park” premieres on NBC
115. October 28, 1979 – Dick Howser succeeds Billy Martin
116. October 28, 1979 – Atomic test by USSR at Eastern Kazakh USSR
117. October 28, 1981 – Edward M. McIntyre voted to become the Mayor of Augusta Georgia, and was the first black to hold that position

118. October 28, 1981 – George Frazier of the NY Yankees loses 3 plays in World Series plays
119. October 28, 1982 – NASA hurls spacecraft RCA-E
120. October 28, 1982- The Socialist Party in Spain triumphs in the election while the communist party fails to get the mandate
121. October 28, 1984 – Grete Waitz achieves the 14th NYC Women’s lengthy run in 2:14:53
122. October 28, 1984 – Orlando Pizzolato achieves the 15th NYC lengthy run in 2:14:53
123. October 28, 1984 – LPGA Nichirei Cup Team Match Golf Tournament achieved by Hollis Stacy
124. October 28, 1985 – In a cricket match against Pakistan, Ravi Tatnayeke’s bowling performance was 8 wickets for 83 runs
125. October 28, 1986 – Change of nomenclature of KOB-AM to KKOB
126. October 28, 1986 – last broadcasting of KOB-TV in Albuquerque
127. October 28, 1986 – Centenary celebrations of the bestowing of the Statue of Liberty at Harbor, New York
128. October 28, 1988 – In a verdict, the court awards $ 147,000 to Tacoma, a member of the church who was allured by her preacher
129. October 28, 1988 – Paul Allen Microsoft co-founder donates $10 million to the library of the University of Washington
130. October 28, 1992 – Lee Jang Rim had forecast that the world would come to an end this day
131. October 28, 1993 – Brookside Park was chartered from Cleveland through Cleveland Metroparks for 99 years
132. October 28, 1993 – Liberia-Peters steps down as PM of Dutch Antilles
133. October 28, 1994 – The Japanese spacecraft Sakigake came near the Earth 3 times
134. October 28, 1995 – Atlanta Braves defeat Cleveland Indians in 6 plays in the World Series
135. October 28, 1995 – Seven racehorses vie for Horse Racing Breeders’ Cup Championship – Cigar, Desert Stormer, Inside Information, My Flag, Northern Spur, Ridgewood Pearl, Unbridled’s Song
136. October 28, 1995 – Australia triumphs over England, 16-8 in the 11th Rugby League World Cup
137. October 28, 1996 – Goa defeats Karnataka with their first victory in the Ranji Cricket Trophy
138. October 28, 1997 – Dee Kantner and Violet Palmer were the first women to get appointed by the NBA to preside over the dominant sports group
139. October 28, 1998 – a dissatisfied crew of the Air China aircraft, Yuan-Bin seized the aircraft and diverted the flight to Taiwan

21st Century – October 28 This Day In History – The 2000s

140. October 28, 2001 – debut of the cult picture, “Donnie Darko” a science fiction film featuring Jake Gyllenhaal
141. October 28, 2005 – an investigation into the Plame affair led to the conviction of Lewis Libby. Libby steps down on the same day
142. October 28, 2007 – Boston Red Sox vanquishes Colorado Rockies, 4-0 in the MLB World Series

143. October 28, 2007 – debut performance of “Bee Movie” in the US and the UK
144. October 28, 2008 – The values of houses in the UK decline by 15% of the earlier summer
145. October 28, 2009 – A terror campaign in Peshawar leaves 117 dead and 213 injured
146. October 28, 2009 – hurling of Ares I-X spacecraft by NASA under the Constellation Program and later withdrawn
147. October 28, 2011 – St. Louis Cardinals vanquish Texas Rangers, 4-3 at the MLB World Series
148. October 28, 2012 – failure of the Syrian armistice; in the ensuing civil war ferocity, 128 people lost their lives
149. October 28, 2012 – in the terror campaign in Baghdad, 15 people lost their lives and 33 injured
150. October 28, 2012 – 2012-Formula One Indian Grand Prix achieved by Sebastian Vettel
151. October 28, 2012 – San Francisco Giants vanquish the Detroit Tigers, 4-0 in the MLB World Series
152. October 28, 2012 – 2012 World Series MVP achieved by Pablo Sandoval
153. October 28, 2014 – Kansas City Royals vanquish the San Francisco Giants, 10-0 in the 6th play to achieve an equal score in the 2014 World Series, 3-3
154. October 28, 2015 – Tuberculosis and HIV are classified as most fatal communicable sicknesses as per the WHO, leading to the death of 1.2 million (in 2014)
155. October 28, 2015 – Plague was prevalent even in the Bronze Age as per the investigation report published by the University of Copenhagen researchers in “Cell”
156. October 28, 2015 – CNBC conducts the discussion meeting by Republican presidential hopefuls in Boulder, Colorado
157. October 28, 2016 – a musical by Disney and Alessia Cara entitled “How Far I’ll Go” for the picture “Moana”
158. October 28, 2017 – Islamist terrorist group al-Shabab assumes accountability for the killing of 27 in Mogadishu, Somalia
159. October 28, 2017 – The Spanish government assumes direct control of Catalonia, since Catalonia called for freedom, and ordered a fresh mandate in December

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