August 28 in History – What happened on 28 August in Past

✅ Published on August 28th, 2019 in August in History

28 August - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on August 28, the day number in a year is 240 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 241. August 28 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

August 28 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1521The troops of Sultan Suleiman I of Turkey occupied Belgrade.
1709Pamhiba was crowned the king of Manipur.
1777American Revolutionary War: The Battle of Cooch's Bridge took place near Newark, Delaware.
1781Hyder Ali fought the Battle of Pallilor against the British Army.
1789With the first use of his new 1.2 m (3.9 ft) telescope, thenthe largest in the world, William Herschel discovered a new moon ofSaturn, which was later named Enceladus.
1794The period of fear and terror came to an end after the death penalty of Maximilian Robespierre and his comrades in France.
1830Tom Thumb, the first American-built steamlocomotive, engaged in an impromptu race against a horse-drawn car in Maryland.
1840Nine Jewish prisoners released from Damascus prison.
1842The Treaty of Nanking, an unequal treaty ending the First OpiumWar, was signed, forcing the Chinese Qing Dynasty to give control of theisland that is now the site of Hong Kong, and other concessions to theBritish.
1845The first issue of the popular science magazine Scientific American was published, currently the oldest continuously published magazine in the United States.
1845The first issue of the famous magazine Scientific American was published.
1845Scientific American magazine published its first copy.
1858The British William James Herschel, who recognized fingerprints, was born.
1861American Civil War-The Union Army successfully extended its blockage strategy by capturing two Confederate forts on North Carolina's Outer Banks.
1864The first Geneva Convention governed the rules of war signed by 26 nations.
1867The United States occupied the island of Midway in the Pacific.
1870The first trade union of India, the Shramjeevi Sangh, was established.
1901Silliman University in Dumaguete, Negros Oriental, Philippines,became the first American private school to be founded in the country.
1901Silliman University, America's first private school, was founded in the Philippines.
1903The Russian battleship Slava, the last of the five Borodino-class battleships, was launched.
1909A military coup d'etat against the government of Dimitrios Rallis began in the Goudi neighbourhood of Athens, Greece.
1911The last member of the Yahi, known as Ishi, emergedfrom the wilderness near Oroville, California, to join European Americansociety.
1914In the first naval battle of the First World War, British ships defeated the German fleet in the Heligoland Bight area of the North Sea.
1914It was on this day that the First World War began.
1916Italy declared war against Germany in the First World War.
1924An unsuccessful insurrection against Soviet rule in theGeorgian Soviet Socialist Republic, known as the August Uprising, began.
1937Japanese warships and aircrafts are starting a war on the women and children in Shanghai, as the also bomb and strafe railway carriages with schoolchildren. The entire world is objecting earnestly, but the Japanese are taking no notice and are being as ruthless as ever.
1937Toyota Motors, now the world's largest automobile manufacturer,was spun off from Toyota Industries as an independent company.
1945Rationing for butter is to be decreased again with the red points required for butter going down to 12 points per pound; this is the second decrease since July when butter was 24 red points per pound.
1949The last six surviving veterans of the American Civil War met with Indianapolis.
1955African American teenager Emmett Till was murdered near Money, Mississippi, for flirting with a white woman, energizing the nascent American Civil Rights Movement.
1963The Evergreen Point Floating Bridge, the world's longest floating bridge, opened across Lake Washington in Washington, US.
1972National Insurance Business Nationalization Bill was passed.
1973Swedish police used gas bombs to end a seven-day hostagesituation in Stockholm; during the incident the hostages had bonded withtheir captors, leading to the term 'Stockholm syndrome'.
1986Bhagyashree Sathe became the first woman to become a grandmaster in chess.
1996After four years of separation, Charles, Prince of Wales and his wife, Princess Diana, formally divorce.
1996Prince Charles of England and his wife Diana formally divorced.
2006Maria Esther D. Capovilla, the world's greatest woman, died in Ecuador.
2007A complete lunar eclipse occurs during the wee hours across most of North America and the eastern Pacific Ocean region.
2007Six nuclear warheads were alleged to have been mistakenlyloaded onto a United States Air Force heavy bomber that flew from MinotAir Force Base in North Dakota to Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana.
2008Illinois Senator Barack Obama welcomes the nomination of the Democratic Party at the INVESCO Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado, hence becoming the first ever African American candidate to be nominated for election as President of the United States.
2008Barack Obama became the first African American to be named as a presidential candidate by a large American party.
2009The detailed chemical structure of a single molecule has been imaged for the first time. The physical shape of single carbon nano-tubes has been outlined before, using similar techniques, but the new method even shows up chemical bonds.
2010China and India claim that the military ties between the two countries will not be affected in spite of the latest visa conflict.
2011Hurricane Irene, resulted in tremendous damage and caused floods in many areas, including the city of New York, has hit the Eastern coast of the United States. Many citizens were evacuated the area before the storm, yet the storm took a lot of lives.
2012IBM sells a 'most powerful and advanced' server.
2013A three-storey building collapsed in Vadodara city of Gujarat killing 11 people.
2014The Philippines economy grows by 6.4% in Q2, hence showing signs of showing signs of improvement after it suffered because of the Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.



Famous Birthdays of August 28 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1884Peter Fraser / Politician / New Zealand
1939John Kingman / Academic / United Kingdom
1982Anderson Silva de França / Footballer / Brazil
1947Emlyn Hughes / Footballer / United Kingdom
1925Donald O'Connor / Actor / United States of America
1986Simon Mannering / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1929Roxie Roker / Actress / United States of America
1961Kim Appleby / Actress / United Kingdom
1929Rajendra Yadav / Writer / India
1965Sonia Kruger / Actress / Australia
1981Daniel Gygax / Footballer / Switzerland
1966Priya Dutt / Politician / India
1980Carly Pope / Actress / Canada
1986Florence Welch / Writer / United Kingdom
1951Colin McAdam / Footballer / Scotland
1981Kezia Dugdale / Politician / Scotland
1913Robertson Davies / Journalist / Canada
1989Valtteri Bottas / Racing Car Driver / Finland
1952Rita Dove / Poet / United States of America
1987Caleb Moore / Snowmobile Racer / United States of America
1979Markus Pröll / Footballer / Germany
1969Jason Priestley / Actor / Canada
1952Wendelin Wiedeking / Business Man / Germany
1972Ravindu Shah / Cricketer / Kenya
1938Maurizio Costanzo / Academic / Italy
1979Kristen Hughes / Netball Player / Australia
1974Johan Andersson / Programmer / Sweden
1739Agostino Accorimboni / Composer / Italy
1948Murray Parker / Cricketer / New Zealand
1913Jack Dreyfus / Business Man / United States of America

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