28 October In History - What Happened On This Day

According to Gregory calendar, on October 28, the day number in a year is 301 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 302. October 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.

Important Historical Events of 28 October in the World ⚡

312Constantine the Great defeated Maxentius at the Battle of theMilvian Bridge in Rome.
1420Beijing was officially designated the capital of the MingDynasty on the same year that the Forbidden City, the seat ofgovernment, was completed.
1492The great sailor Christopher Columbus discovered the eastern coast of Cuba, after which the Spanish forces arrived in the region.
1707The Hoei earthquake ruptured all of the segments of the Nankaimegathrust simultaneously—the only earthquake known to have donethis—with an estimated magnitude of 8.6 ML.
1709England and the Netherlands signed the anti-France treaty.
1726Gulliver's Travels, written by Jonathan Swift in London and published by Benjamin Mote.
1791The Declaration of Women's Rights and the Women's Citizen were published in France.
1835Maori chiefs signed the Declaration of the Independence of NewZealand and established the United Tribes of New Zealand.
184682 people died in the Pioneer Sierra Nevada blizzard.
1851The British Indian Association was established in Bengal.
1859Spain declared war against the African country of Morocco.
1863The International Red Cross Committee was formed under the conference in Geneva.
1867Bhagini Nivedita, a disciple of Swami Vivekananda, was born in Ireland.
1868Thomas Edison made his first patent electric vote recorder.
1886In New York Harbor, U.S. President Grover Cleveland dedicatedthe Statue of Liberty, a gift from France, to commemorate the centennialof the Declaration of Independence.
1886France presented the Statue of Liberty to America as a symbol of friendship.
1891The Nobi Earthquake, Japan's largest known inland earthquake,struck the former provinces of Mino and Owari.
1893In Saint Petersburg, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky led the firstperformance of his Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Pathétique, nine daysbefore his death.
1904Panama and Uruguay established diplomatic relations.
1913Jain Shwetambar Terapanthi Sabha was established.
1915Richard Strauss conducted the first performance of his tonepoem An Alpine Symphony in Berlin.
1918Czechoslovakia proclaimed its independence from Austria-Hungary.
1918After the separation of Hungary and Austria, Czechoslovakia became independent.
1918In Western Galicia Eastern Europe) a new polis government was announced.
1919The U.S. Congress passed the Volstead Act over PresidentWoodrow Wilson's veto, reinforcing Prohibition in the United States.
1921Tuskinski Movie Theater in Amsterdam inaugurated
1929This day marked Black Monday which saw a major stock market turmoil, a part of the Wall Street Crash of 1929 which was to eventually lead to the Great Depression.
1929The US stock market Wall Street collapsed. Due to which the business market fell 24 per cent. It is called the biggest decline of American history.
1933As the population affected by poverty owing to redundancy rises, a resultant increase in disease is also observed with TB, Diphtheria, scarlet fever etc. all on the rise.
1940Greece turns Italy's ultimatum down, marking the commencement of the Greco-Italian War and Greece’s entry into WW2.
1940The Balkans Campaign in World War II-Italy invaded Greece after Greek prime minister Ioannis Metaxas rejected Italian dictatorBenito Mussolini's ultimatum demanding the occupation of Greekterritory.
1942The government announces that Coffee will be rationed nationwide, starting November 28th.
1944In the second world war, Germany's constituent Bulgaria surrendered unconditionally to the Soviet Union.
1954The American writer Ernest Hemingway received the Nobel Prize for Literature.
1965In St. Louis, Missouri, US, the 630-foot (190 m) tallparabolic steel Gateway Arch was completed.
1971In a first, Britain launches a satellite atop a British rocket. The satellite, called Prospero has been launched into the Earth’s lower orbit, mounted on a Black Arrow carrier rocket.
1977The Hong Kong police attacked the headquarters of the forces ICAC.
1995The world's deadliest subway disaster took place in Baku,Azerbaijan, when an electrical malfunction caused a fire that killed 289passengers and injured 265 more.
1995Fire in Baku Metro of Azerbaijan, 289 passengers died in world's worst metro accident).
2001Islamic terrorists attack a church in eastern Pakistan, slaying 18 people who were at prayer, which included children.
20044000-year-old mausoleums were unearthed in Beijing, the capital of China. EU negotiations with Iraq on nuclear issue fail.
2005Czechoslovakia, a country located in Central Europe, gained independence.
2006NATO makes an apology for the deaths of Afghani civilians in an air raid on Tuesday, October 24, in the province of Kandahar, laying blame on the Taliban for using common villagers as missile fodder.
2007Israeli PM Ehud Olmert apologizes to Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, his Turkish counterpart, for having possibly violated Turkey’s airspace.
2009The first test article for NASA's Ares I rocket, Ares I-X, has been launched successfully on a suborbital test flight from Launch Complex 39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
2009The detonation of a car bomb by an unidentified party in Peshawar, Pakistan, killed 137 people and injured more than 200 others.
2009Around 117 people died and 213 were injured in a suicide bombing in Peshawar city of Pakistan.
2009The Peshawar bombings killed 117 people and injured 213.
2014Australia banned all visas from nations affected by the Ebola virus, like Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Although the country’s officials said that it was required to preserve public health, medical & health experts strongly criticized this policy.

Important Historical Events of 28 October in India ⚡

1851The British Indian Association was established in Bengal.
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