September 28 Events

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September 28th, 2048 (September 28 2048)EventPompey the Great is assassinated on orders of King Ptolemy of Egypt after landing in Egypt. Ptolemy Quotes
September 28th, 2000 (September 28 2000)EventAl-Aqsa Intifada: Arial Sharon visits the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.
September 28th, 1995 (September 28 1995)EventBob Denard and a group of mercenaries take the islands of Comoros in a coup.
September 28th, 1994 (September 28 1994)EventThe car ferry MS Estonia sinks in Baltic Sea, killing 852 people.
September 28th, 1975 (September 28 1975)EventThe Spaghetti House siege, in which nine people were taken as hostages, takes place in London.
September 28th, 1973 (September 28 1973)EventITT Building in New York City bombed to protest ITT s involvement in the September 11 1973 coup d etat in Chile.
September 28th, 1971 (September 28 1971)EventUK passes the Misuse of Drugs Act banning the medicinal use of cannabis.
September 28th, 1962 (September 28 1962)EventPaddington tram depot fire destroys 65 trams in Brisbane, Australia.
September 28th, 1961 (September 28 1961)EventA military coup in Damascus effectively ends the United Arab Republic, the union between Egypt and Syria.
September 28th, 1958 (September 28 1958)EventFrance 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 28th, 1944 (September 28 1944)EventBattle of ArnhemGermans defeat British airborne at Arnhem, Netherlands.
September 28th, 1944 (September 28 1944)EventSoviet Army troops liberate Klooga concentration camp in Klooga, Estonia.
September 28th, 1941 (September 28 1941)EventMajor League Baseball: Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox hits a batting average of .406 that was originally at .3995. He is the last player to have a batting average of .400 or better.Ted Williams Quotes
September 28th, 1939 (September 28 1939)EventNazi Germany and the Soviet Union agree on a division of Poland after their invasion during World War II.
September 28th, 1939 (September 28 1939)EventWarsaw surrenders to Nazi Germany during World War II.
September 28th, 1928 (September 28 1928)EventUK passes the Dangerous Drugs Act outlawing cannabis.
September 28th, 1889 (September 28 1889)EventThe 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 28th, 1868 (September 28 1868)EventBattle of Alcolea causes Queen Isabella II of Spain to flee to France.
September 28th, 1867 (September 28 1867)EventToronto becomes the capital of Ontario.
September 28th, 1867 (September 28 1867)EventThe United States takes control of Midway Island.
September 28th, 1844 (September 28 1844)EventOscar I of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Sweden.
September 28th, 1787 (September 28 1787)EventThe newly completed United States Constitution is voted on by the U.S. Congress to be sent to the state legislatures for approval.
September 28th, 1781 (September 28 1781)EventAmerican forces backed by a French fleet begin the siege of Yorktown, Virginia, during the American Revolutionary War.
September 28th, 1779 (September 28 1779)EventAmerican Revolution: Samuel Huntington is elected President of the Continental Congress, succeeding John Jay.
September 28th, 1708 (September 28 1708)EventPeter the Great defeats the Swedes at the Battle of Lesnaya.
September 28th, 1542 (September 28 1542)EventNavigator Joao Rodrigues Cabrilho of Portugal arrives as what is now San Diego, California, United States.
September 28th, 1448 (September 28 1448)EventChristian I is crowned king of Denmark.
September 28th, 1322 (September 28 1322)EventLouis IV, Holy Roman Emperor defeats Frederick I of Austria in the Battle of Muhldorf.
September 28th, 1106 (September 28 1106)EventThe Battle of TinchebraiHenry I of England defeats his brother, Robert Curthose.
September 28th, 1066 (September 28 1066)EventWilliam the Conqueror invades England: the Norman Conquest begins.
September 28th, 0995 (September 28 0995)EventMembers of Slavnik s dynastySpytimir, Pobraslav, Porej and Caslav are murdered by Boleslaus s son, Boleslaus II the Pious.
September 28th, 0935 (September 28 0935)EventSaint Wenceslas is murdered by his brother, Boleslav I of Bohemia.
September 28th, 0365 (September 28 0365)EventRoman usurper Procopius bribes two legions passing by Constantinople, and proclaims himself Roman emperor.
September 28th, 0351 (September 28 0351)EventBattle of Mursa Major: the Roman Emperor Constantius II defeats the usurper Magnentius.

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