Friday, December 2, 2022 (Week 48)

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.

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2005
The Irish Republican Army (IRA) announces an end to its 30-year armed campaign in Northern Ireland.
2005
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.
1996
Discovery of remains of a prehistoric man near Kennewick, Washington, casts doubts on accepted beliefs of when, how and where the Americas were populated.
1990
A fire at an electrical substation causes a blackout in Chicago. Some 40,000 people were without power for up to three days.
1988
Israeli diplomats arrive in Moscow for the first time in 21 years.
1965
President Lyndon Johnson sends an additional 50,000 troops to South Vietnam.
1945
A B-25 bomber crashes into the Empire State Building in New York City, killing 13 people.
1941
A Japanese army lands on the coast of Cochin, China (modern day Vietnam).
1932
The Bonus Army of impoverished World War I veterans is violently pushed out of Washington, D.C.
1920
Pancho Villa surrenders to the Mexican government.
1914
Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia, beginning World War I.
1898
Spain, through the offices of the French embassy in Washington, D.C., requests peace terms in its war with the United States.
1868
The 14th Amendment to the Constitution, which guarantees citizenship to all those born or naturalized in the United States, is adopted.
1863
Confederate John Mosby begins a series of attacks against General George Meade‘s Army of the Potomac.
1835
King Louis-Philippe of France survives an assassination attempt.
1808
Sultan Mustafa of the Ottoman Empire is deposed and his cousin Mahmud II gains the throne.
1794
Robespierre is beheaded in France.
1615
French explorer Samuel de Champlain discovers Lake Huron on his seventh voyage to the New World.
1540
Henry VIII of England marries Catherine Howard; Thomas Cromwell is beheaded on Tower Hill in England.