Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Monday, September 28, 2009
At least 157 demonstrators are killed in a clash
with the Guinea
Sunday, September 28, 2008
Friday, September 28, 2007
Sunday, September 28, 2003
A power failure
affects all of Italy
except Sardinia, cutting service to more than 56 million people.
Thursday, September 28, 2000
Israeli opposition leader Ariel Sharon
visits the Temple Mount
, protected by a several-hundred-strong Israeli police force. Palestinian riots erupt, leading to a full-fledged armed uprising (called the Al-Aqsa Intifada
by sympathizers and the Oslo War
Wednesday, September 28, 1994
SeptemberndashOctober ndash Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraq threatens to stop cooperating with UNSCOM inspectors and begins to once again deploy troops near its border with Kuwait. In response, the U.S. begins to deploy troops to Kuwait.
Monday, September 28, 1992
Monday, September 28, 1987
Saturday, September 28, 1985
Thursday, September 28, 1978
The New York Yankees defeat the Boston Red Sox 5–4 at Fenway Park to clinch the AL East after being 14 games out of first place only two months earlier. The Yankees would eventually go on to defeat the Kansas City Royals and Los Angeles Dodgers and win the World Series.
Pope John Paul I dies after only 33 days of papacy.
Vietnam attacks Cambodia.
Tuvalu becomes independent from the United Kingdom.
Wednesday, September 28, 1977
Sunday, September 28, 1975
Friday, September 28, 1973
The ITT Building in New York City is bombed in protest at ITT's alleged involvement in the September 11, 1973 coup d'état in Chile.
Thursday, September 28, 1972
Tuesday, September 28, 1971
Monday, September 28, 1970
The U.S. Congress gives President Richard Nixon authority to sell arms to Israel.
Sunday, September 28, 1969
In Sweden, Olof Palme is elected Labour Party leader, replacing Tage Erlander as prime minister on October 14.
Tuesday, September 28, 1965
Pope Paul VI visits the United States. He appears for a Mass in Yankee Stadium and makes a speech at the United Nations.
Friday, September 28, 1962
Thursday, September 28, 1961
A military coup in Damascus, Syria effectively ends the United Arab Republic, the union between Egypt and Syria.
Sunday, September 28, 1958
In France, a majority of 79% says yes to the constitution of the Fifth Republic.
Friday, September 28, 1951
Saturday, September 28, 1946
George II of Greece returns to Athens.
Thursday, September 28, 1939
Warsaw surrenders to Germany Modlin surrenders a day later the last Polish large operational unit surrenders near Kock 8 days later.
Wednesday, September 28, 1938
As his self-imposed October 1 deadline for occupation of the Sudetenland approaches, Adolf Hitler invites Italian Duce Benito Mussolini, French Premier Edourd Deladier, and British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain to one last conference in Munich. The Czechs themselves are not invited.
Colonel Graham Christie, assistant British military attaché in Berlin, is informed by Carl Friedrich Goerdeler
that the mobilization of the Royal Navy
has badly damaged the popularity of the Nazi regime, as the German public realizes that "Fall Grün" is likely to cause a world war.
: German, Italian, British and French leaders agree to German demands regarding annexation of the Sudetenland
. The Czechoslovak government is largely excluded from the negotiations and is not a signatory to the agreement.
Sunday, September 28, 1924
U.S. Army pilots John Harding and Erik Nelson complete the first round-the-world flight. It takes them 175 days and 74 stops before they finally returned to Seattle.
Thursday, September 28, 1893
Monday, September 28, 1891
The C.A. Peñarol
is founded in Montevideo under the name of the CURCC
(Central Uruguay Railway Cricket Club).
Wednesday, September 28, 1887
Wednesday, September 28, 1864
The International Workingmen's Association was founded in London.
Monday, September 28, 1795
Wednesday, September 28, 1791
Friday, September 28, 1781
American Revolution: American and French troops begin a siege of the British at Yorktown, Virginia.
Friday, September 28, 1708
Battle of Lesnaya: Peter the Great defeats the Swedes.
Tuesday, September 28, 1599
A Dutch fleet returns to Amsterdam, carrying 600,000 pounds of pepper and 250,000 pounds of cloves and nutmeg.
The Earl of Essex arrives back in England, disobeying the Queen's strict orders.
Tuesday, September 18, 1571 (Julianian calendar)
Monday, September 18, 1542 (Julianian calendar)
Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo lands in what is now San Diego Bay and named it San Miguel, which will later become San Diego.
Wednesday, September 18, 1538 (Julianian calendar)
Battle of Preveza: The Turkish fleet of Suleiman the Magnificent under the command of Barbarossa Hayreddin Pasha defeats the Holy League of Emperor Charles V under the command of Andrea Doria.
Tuesday, September 19, 1497 (Julianian calendar)
Thursday, September 19, 1448 (Julianian calendar)
Sunday, September 20, 1394 (Julianian calendar)
Tuesday, September 20, 1362 (Julianian calendar)
Louis I of Hungary defeats and captures Ivan Sratsimir of Bulgaria he conquers northern Bulgaria, extending his control over the Balkans.
December ndash Valeska Grim
Shahabuddin succeeds his brother, Alauddin Ali Sher, as Sultan of Kashmir.
November ndash Lionel of Antwerp, son of King Edward III of England, is created Duke of Clarence.
The English Hospice of the Most Holy Trinity and St Thomas is founded in Rome
. It went on to become the English College
, a centre for training English priests in Rome
Monday, September 20, 1322 (Julianian calendar)
Tuesday, September 21, 1238 (Julianian calendar)
James I of Aragon captures the city of Valencia from the Moors, who retreat to Granada.
Friday, September 21, 1106 (Julianian calendar)
Tuesday, September 27, 365 (Julianian calendar)
Procopius revolts and bribes two legions passing by Constantinople. He proclaims himself Emperor, and takes control of Thrace and Bithynia.
Friday, September 27, 351 (Julianian calendar)
Emperor Shi Zhi is killed by Ran Min's forces, an action that sets the stage for Wei's victory in the Wei-Jie war (China).
, a new process makes possible the extraction of sugar
Monday, September 28, 235