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

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

According to Gregory calendar, on September 28, the day number in a year is 271 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 272. September 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.

September 28 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
48Pompey the Great was assassinated on orders of King Ptolemy of Egypt after landing in Egypt following a decisive defeat by JuliusCaesar at the Battle of Pharsalus.
1066William the Conqueror and his fleet of around 600 ships landedat Pevensey, Sussex, beginning the Norman conquest of England.
1542Portuguese explorer Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo, the firstEuropean to travel along the coast of California, landed at what is nowthe city of San Diego.
1767Sajjan 17 forbids private slave transport to the Cape of Good Hope, India.
1796Queen Catherine the Great signed an agreement with Great Britain, formally joining Russia in the alliance.
1825George Stevenson drove the first engine to pull the passenger rail.
1837Samuel Morse filed a caveat for the Telegraph's patent.
1838The last Mughal emperor in India Bahadur Shah Zafar ascended the throne after the death of his father.
1850The punishment for whipping in the US Navy was abolished.
1867Toronto was made the capital of Ontario.
1868The Battle of Elkolle caused Spain's queen Isabella II to flee France.
1887About 1.5 million people died in the Hwang-ho river in China.
1889The first General Conference on Weight and Measurement was held.
1891Railway workers in Montevideo founded the Central UruguayRailway Cricket Club, which later changed its name to Peñarol, nowUruguay's most successful football club.
1892The first night of football was played.
1895Famous French scientist Louise Pasteur died.
1901Philippine–American War-Filipino guerrillas killed more thanforty American soldiers in a surprise attack in the town of Balangiga onSamar Island.
1907The famous Indian freedom fighter Sardar Bhagat Singh was born at the age of 23 years.
1915Britain defeated the Turks in the Battle of Qut-al-Amra.
1918In the World’s worst flu epidemic in history an estimated 30 million people died worldwide. The epidemic is of Spanish Flu, called as such, because the first major outbreak causing multiple deaths was in Spain.
1924A team of U.S. Army Air Service aviators landed in Seattle,Washington, to complete the first aerial circumnavigation of the world.
1928Scottish biologist and pharmacologist Alexander Flemingdiscovered penicillin when he noticed a bacteria-killing mould growingin his laboratory.
1929The great playback singer Lata Mangeshkar was born.
1950Indonesia became the 60th member of the United Nations.
1958The constitution came into force in France.
1963Whaam!, now considered one of Roy Lichtenstein's most importantworks, debuted at an exhibition held at the Leo Castelli Gallery, NewYork City.
1972Paul Henderson scored the game-winning goal against VladislavTretiak, securing a Canadian victory in the Summit Series over theSoviet ice hockey team.
1977India's famous poet Sumitranandan Pant died. He is one of the four major pillars of the Chhayawadi era in Hindi literature.
1978Pope John Paul I died only 33 days after his papal election dueto an apparent myocardial infarction, resulting in the most recent Yearof Three Popes.
1994The ferry MS Estonia sank while commuting between Tallinn,Estonia, and Stockholm, Sweden, claiming 852 lives in one of the worstmaritime accidents in the Baltic Sea.
1994Atomia's water vessel sank in the Turk Sea, killing 800 people.
1995Russian President Boris Yeltsin has offered to put a Russian Peace keeping force in former Yugoslavia. It will be working alongside NATO Forces providing that NATO stops bombing the Serb forces.
1995Over 30 mercenaries led by Bob Denard landed on the Comoros inan attempted coup, his fourth one on the African island nation since1975.
1996Former President of Afghanistan Mohammad Najibullah wastortured and murdered by the Taliban.
2003A power outage has blacked out close to 90% of the country of Italy. The power cut left thousands stranded on trains and in elevators.
2004The World Bank named India as the fourth largest economy in the world.
2008SpaceX's Falcon 1 rocket achieved orbit on its fourth attemptto become the first successful liquid-propelled orbital launch vehicledeveloped with private funding.
2009The country of Iran successfully tested long-rang missiles. This comes amid controversy over the country’s nuclear enrichment program. The missiles have the potential to reach US military bases in the region and as far as the ones in Israel.
2009Oxfam launches an emergency appeal for £9.5 million for Ethiopia and other East African countries. This is to help fight the worst drought in a decade.
2010The business-software giant Oracle files a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in San Francisco. It is alleging that Micron Technology, a manufacturer of memory chips, colluded with other manufacturers to fix prices.
2011Japan asks South Korea to abort plans to build a monument to Korean World War II 'comfort women' near the Japanese embassy in Seoul.
2012The World Health Organization says the previously unidentified Corona virus that originated from Saudi Arabia is not highly contagious.
2013A 6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes the Pakistani province of Balochistan. This was a major aftershock that took place four days after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake killed at least 515 people in the same region.

Famous Birthdays of September 28:

YearName / Profession / Country
1909Paidi Jairaj / Actor / India
1841Georges Clemenceau / Journalist / France
1824Francis Turner Palgrave / Poet / United Kingdom
1916Peter Finch / Actor / United Kingdom
1980Marlon Parmer / Basketball Player / United States of America
1962Laurie Rinker / Golfer / United States of America
1979Bam Margera / Actor / United States of America
1932Jeremy Isaacs / Writer / Scotland
1937Alice Mahon / Politician / United Kingdom
1935Bruce Crampton / Golfer / Australia
1988Esmée Denters / Singer / Netherlands
1935Ronald Lacey / Actor / United Kingdom
1974Marco Di Loreto / Footballer / Italy
1968Naomi Watts / Actress / United Kingdom
1983John Schwalger / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1990Phoenix Battye / Rugby Player / Australia
1961Gregory Jbara / Actor / United States of America
1984Ryan Zimmerman / Baseball Player / United States of America
1933Johnny "Country" Mathis / Writer / United States of America
1823Alexandre Cabanel / Painter / France
1681Johann Mattheson / Composer / Germany
1919Doris Singleton / Actress / United States of America
1971George Eustice / Politician / United Kingdom
1989Mark Randall / Footballer / United Kingdom
1961Helen Grant / Politician / United Kingdom
1809Alvan Wentworth Chapman / Physician / United States of America
1870Florent Schmitt / Composer / France
1982Anderson Varejão / Basketball Player / Brazil
1982Abhinav Bindra / Target Shooter / India
1974Mariya Kiselyova / Swimmer / Russia

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