July 28 in History
What happened on July 28 in history?
A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on july 28 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on july 28 in history.?>
The Irish Republican Army (IRA) announces an end to its 30-year armed campaign in Northern Ireland.
Britain experiences its most costly tornado to date, causing 40 million Sterling Pounds of damage to Birmingham in just four minutes. There were no fatalities.
Discovery of remains of a prehistoric man near Kennewick, Washington, casts doubts on accepted beliefs of when, how and where the Americas were populated.
A fire at an electrical substation causes a blackout in Chicago. Some 40,000 people were without power for up to three days.
Israeli diplomats arrive in Moscow for the first time in 21 years.
President Lyndon Johnson sends an additional 50,000 troops to South Vietnam.
A B-25 bomber crashes into the Empire State Building in New York City, killing 13 people.
A Japanese army lands on the coast of Cochin, China (modern day Vietnam).
The Bonus Army of impoverished World War I veterans is violently pushed out of Washington, D.C.
Pancho Villa surrenders to the Mexican government.
Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia, beginning World War I.
Spain, through the offices of the French embassy in Washington, D.C., requests peace terms in its war with the United States.
The 14th Amendment to the Constitution, which guarantees citizenship to all those born or naturalized in the United States, is adopted.
Confederate John Mosby begins a series of attacks against General George Meade‘s Army of the Potomac.
King Louis-Philippe of France survives an assassination attempt.
Sultan Mustafa of the Ottoman Empire is deposed and his cousin Mahmud II gains the throne.
Robespierre is beheaded in France.
French explorer Samuel de Champlain discovers Lake Huron on his seventh voyage to the New World.
Henry VIII of England marries Catherine Howard; Thomas Cromwell is beheaded on Tower Hill in England.