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    What happened on September 28

    • September 28, 0048 BC - Pompey the Great is assassinated on orders of King Ptolemy of Egypt after landing in Egypt.

    • September 28, 0351 Battle of Mursa Major: the Roman Emperor Constantius II defeats the usurper Magnentius.

    • September 28, 0365 "Roman usurper Procopius bribes two legions passing by Constantinople, and proclaims himself Roman emperor."

    • September 28, 0935 "Saint Wenceslas is murdered by his brother, Boleslav I of Bohemia."

    • September 28, 0995 "Members of Slavnk's dynasty - Spytimr, Pobraslav, Poej and slav are murdered by Boleslaus's son, Boleslaus II the Pious."

    • September 28, 0995 "Members of Slavník's dynasty - Spytimír, Pobraslav, Porej and Cáslav are murdered by Boleslaus's son, Boleslaus II the Pious."

    • September 28, 1106 "The Battle of Tinchebrai - Henry I of England defeats his brother, Robert Curthose."

    • September 28, 1322 "Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor defeats Frederick I of Austria in the Battle of Mhldorf."

    • September 28, 1448 Christian I is crowned king of Denmark.

    • September 28, 1542 "Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay"

    • September 28, 1542 "Navigator Juan Rodrguez Cabrillo of Portugal arrives as what is now San Diego, California, United States."

    • September 28, 1542 "Navigator Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo of Portugal arrives as what is now San Diego, California, United States."

    • September 28, 1779 "American Revolution: Samuel Huntington is elected President of the Continental Congress, succeeding John Jay."

    • September 28, 1781 "American forces backed by a French fleet begin the siege of Yorktown, Virginia, during the American Revolutionary War."

    • September 28, 1781 "Siege of Yorktown begins, last battle of the Revolutionary War"

    • September 28, 1787 Congress sends Constitution to state legislatures for their approval

    • September 28, 1787 The newly completed United States Constitution is voted on by the U.S. Congress to be sent to the state legislatures for approval.

    • September 28, 1822 Sloop-of-war Peacock captures 5 pirate vessels

    • September 28, 1823 Leo XII is elected pope.

    • September 28, 1829 "Walker's Appeal, racial antislavery pamphlet, published in Boston"

    • September 28, 1844 Oscar I of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Sweden.

    • September 28, 1850 Flogging in US Navy & on merchant vessels abolished

    • September 28, 1858 Donati's comet becomes the first to be photographed

    • September 28, 1867 Toronto becomes the capital of Ontario

    • September 28, 1868 Battle of Alcolea causes Queen Isabella II of Spain to flee to France.

    • September 28, 1868 "Battle of Alcolea, causes Queen Isabella 2 of Spain to flee to France"

    • September 28, 1868 Opelousas Massacre at St Landry Parish Louisiana (200 blacks killed)

    • September 28, 1871 Brazil passes law freeing future children of slavery.

    • September 28, 1879 Sydney Australia innaugurates steam motor tram route

    • September 28, 1889 "The first General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) defines the length of a meter as the distance between two lines on a standard bar of an alloy of platinum with ten percent iridium, measured at the melting point of ice."

    • September 28, 1906 "US troops reoccupy Cuba, stay until 1909"

    • September 28, 1912 """Kiche Maru"" sinks off Japan, killing 1,000"

    • September 28, 1914 German forces move into Antwerp Belgium (WW I)

    • September 28, 1918 "Lt. Milton Fowler Gregg (Royal Canadian Regiment) wins the Victoria Cross at Cambrai, France"

    • September 28, 1922 Mussolini marches on Rome

    • September 28, 1924 "Two US Army planes end around-world flight, Seattle to Seattle, 57 stops"

    • September 28, 1928 UK passed Dangerous Drugs Act (1925) - outlawing cannabis.

    • September 28, 1928 UK passes the Dangerous Drugs Act (1925) outlawing cannabis.

    • September 28, 1929 "The Hudson Bay Railway reaches its northern terminus at Churchill, Manitoba. This was originally operated by Canadian National on behalf of the Government. It became part of the CN system on September 5, 1951."

    • September 28, 1934 The Cunard-White Star Queen Mary launched at Clydebank

    • September 28, 1937 FDR dedicates Bonneville Dam on Columbia River (Oregon)

    • September 28, 1939 Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union agree on a division of Poland after their invasion during World War II.

    • September 28, 1939 Warsaw surrenders to Nazi Germany during World War II.

    • September 28, 1944 "Battle of Arnhem - Germans defeat British airborne at Arnhem, Netherlands."

    • September 28, 1944 "Battle of Arnhem, Germans defeat British airborne in Netherlands"

    • September 28, 1944 First TV Musical comedy (The Boys from Boise)

    • September 28, 1944 Marines occupy islands in Palaus under cover of naval aircraft and gunfire support.

    • September 28, 1944 "Soviet Army troops liberate Klooga concentration camp in Klooga, Estonia."

    • September 28, 1948 "WBAP-TV, (NBC affiliate) Fort Worth Texas, begins broadcasting"

    • September 28, 1950 3 RAR arrives in Korea

    • September 28, 1958 "France ratifies a new Constitution of France; the French Fifth Republic is then formed upon the formal adoption of the new constitution on October 4. Guinea rejects the new constitution, voting for independence instead."

    • September 28, 1958 Guinea votes for independence from France

    • September 28, 1959 Explorer VI reveals an intense radiation belt around the Earth

    • September 28, 1961 "A military coup in Damascus effectively ends the United Arab Republic, the union between Egypt and Syria."

    • September 28, 1961 Syria withdraws from United Arab Republic

    • September 28, 1961 "USN Comdr Forrest S Petersen takes X-15 to 30,720 m"

    • September 28, 1962 "Paddington tram depot fire destroys 65 trams in Brisbane, Australia."

    • September 28, 1963 Giuseppe Cantarella roller-skates a record 41.5 kph for 440 yds

    • September 28, 1964 Australia beats US in first clay court Davis Cup

    • September 28, 1964 "First deployment of Polaris A-3 missile on USS Daniel Webster (SSBN 626) from Charleston, SC"

    • September 28, 1965 Jack McKay in X-15 reaches 90 km

    • September 28, 1965 Lava flows kill at least 350 (Taal Phillipines)

    • September 28, 1967 "Walter Washington elected first mayor of Washington, DC"

    • September 28, 1968 Alberto Giolani of Italy roller skates record 23.133 miles in 1 hr

    • September 28, 1968 "Beatles' ""Hey Jude,"" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks"

    • September 28, 1970 Intrepid (US) beats Gretel II (Aust) in 22nd America's Cup

    • September 28, 1971 UK Misuse of Drugs Act: medicinal cannabis is banned.

    • September 28, 1971 UK passes the Misuse of Drugs Act banning the medicinal use of cannabis.

    • September 28, 1972 Japan & Communist China agree to re-establish diplomatic relations

    • September 28, 1972 "Paul Henderson scores The Goal to win the Canada/USSR (ice hockey) ""Summit Series""."

    • September 28, 1973 ITT Building in New York City bombed to protest ITT's involvement in the September 11 1973 coup d'tat in Chile.

    • September 28, 1974 First lady Betty Ford undergoes a radical mastectomy

    • September 28, 1974 John Lennon appears as guest dj on WNEW-FM (NYC)

    • September 28, 1975 "The Spaghetti House siege, in which nine people were taken as hostages, takes place in London."

    • September 28, 1976 Muhammad Ali retains heavyweight boxing championship in a close 15-round decision over Ken Norton at Yankee Stadium

    • September 28, 1976 R&B singer Stevie Wonder releases the classic double album Songs in the Key of Life.

    • September 28, 1978 Israeli Knesset endorses Camp David accord

    • September 28, 1979 Larry Holmes (retain championship) KOs Earnie Shavers in 11 rounds

    • September 28, 1980 Jaromir Wagner is first to fly the Atlantic standing on the wing

    • September 28, 1981 "Joseph Paul Franklin, avowed racist, sentenced to life imprisonment for killing 2 black joggers in Salt Lake City"

    • September 28, 1982 The first reports appear of death from cyanide-laced Tylenol capsules

    • September 28, 1983 STS-9 vehicle moves to launch pad

    • September 28, 1986 "Record 23,000 start in a marathon (Mexico City)"

    • September 28, 1987 "Encounter at Farpoint, the first episode of TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation airs."

    • September 28, 1988 Bronx Museum for the Arts opens

    • September 28, 1990 Marvin Gaye gets a star on Hollywood's walk of fame

    • September 28, 1994 "The car ferry MS Estonia sinks in Baltic Sea, killing 852 people."

    • September 28, 1995 Bob Denard and a group of mercenaries take the islands of Comoros in a coup.

    • September 28, 1996 Arsene Wenger is appointed manager of Arsenal F.C..

    • September 28, 1996 "Iron Road Railways, under the name Quebec Southern Railway commences operation over the following former CP lines in Quebec: Lennoxville - St-Jean Brookport - Wells River (VT) Farnham - Ste-Rosalie Jct Farnham - Stanbridge"

    • September 28, 2000 Al-Aqsa Intifada: Arial Sharon visits the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.

    • September 28, 2003 Final game played at Philadelphia's Veterans Stadium.

    • September 28, 2004 "An expected but overdue magnitude 6.0 earthquake hits Parkfield, California"

    • September 28, 2006 Kingdom Hearts II is released in Australia.

    • September 28, 2008 Congressional leaders and the White House finally agree on a $700 Billion rescue of the ailing financial industry

    • September 28, 2008 "the biggest bailout agreed to, tentatively supported by both presidential candidates"







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