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What Happened on April 28th This Day in History

Year Name
2004 CBS News released evidence of the Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse. The photographs show rape and abuse from the American troops over Iraqi detainees.
1996 Whitewater controversy: President Bill Clinton gives a 4.mw-parser-output .frac{white-space:nowrap}.mw-parser-output .frac .num,.mw-parser-output .frac .den{font-size:80%;line-height:0;vertical-align:super}.mw-parser-output .frac .den{vertical-align:sub}.mw-parser-output .sr-only{border:0;clip:rect(0,0,0,0);height:1px;margin:-1px;overflow:hidden;padding:0;position:absolute;width:1px}1⁄2 hour
1996 Port Arthur massacre, Tasmania: A gunman, Martin Bryant, opens fire at the Broad Arrow Cafe in Port Arthur, Tasmania, killing 35 people and wounding 23 others.
1994 Former Central Intelligence Agency counterintelligence officer and analyst Aldrich Ames pleads guilty to giving U.S. secrets to the Soviet Union and later Russia.
1988 Near Maui, Hawaii, flight attendant Clarabelle "C.B." Lansing is blown out of Aloha Airlines Flight 243, a Boeing 737, and falls to her death when part of the plane's fuselage rips open in mid-flight.
1986 High levels of radiation resulting from the Chernobyl disaster are detected at a nuclear power plant in Sweden, leading Soviet authorities to publicly announce the accident.
1978 The President of Afghanistan, Mohammed Daoud Khan, is overthrown and assassinated in a coup led by pro-communist rebels.
1977 The Red Army Faction trial ends, with Andreas Baader, Gudrun Ensslin and Jan-Carl Raspe found guilty of four counts of murder and more than 30 counts of attempted murder.
1975 General Cao Văn Viên, chief of the South Vietnamese military, departs for the US as the North Vietnamese Army closes in on victory.
1973 The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd, recorded in Abbey Road Studios goes to number one on the US Billboard chart, beginning a record-breaking 741-week chart run.
1970 Vietnam War: U.S. President Richard Nixon formally authorizes American combat troops to take part in the Cambodian campaign.
1969 Charles de Gaulle resigns as President of France.
1967 Vietnam War: Boxer Muhammad Ali refuses his induction into the United States Army and is subsequently stripped of his championship and license.
1965 United States occupation of the Dominican Republic: American troops land in the Dominican Republic to "forestall establishment of a Communist dictatorship" and to evacuate U.S. Army troops.
1952 Dwight D. Eisenhower resigns as Supreme Allied Commander of NATO in order to campaign in the 1952 United States presidential election.
1952 The Treaty of San Francisco comes into effect, restoring Japanese sovereignty and ending its state of war with most of the Allies of World War II.
1952 The Sino-Japanese Peace Treaty (Treaty of Taipei) is signed in Taipei, Taiwan between Japan and the Republic of China to officially end the Second Sino-Japanese War.
1949 The Hukbalahap are accused of assassinating former First Lady of the Philippines Aurora Quezon, while she is en route to dedicate a hospital in memory of her late husband; her daughter and ten others are also killed.
1948 Igor Stravinsky conducted the premiere of his American ballet, Orpheus at the New York City Center.
1947 Thor Heyerdahl and five crew mates set out from Peru on the Kon-Tiki to demonstrate that Peruvian natives could have settled Polynesia.
1945 Benito Mussolini and his mistress Clara Petacci are shot dead by Walter Audisio, a member of the Italian resistance movement.
1945 The Holocaust: Nazi Germany carries out its final use of gas chambers to execute 33 Upper Austrian socialist and communist leaders in Mauthausen concentration camp.
1944 World War II: Nine German E-boats attacked US and UK units during Exercise Tiger, the rehearsal for the Normandy landings, killing 946.
1941 The Ustaše massacre nearly 200 Serbs in the village of Gudovac, the first massacre of their genocidal campaign against Serbs of the Independent State of Croatia.
1930 The Independence Producers hosted the first night game in the history of Organized Baseball in Independence, Kansas.
1923 Wembley Stadium is opened, named initially as the Empire Stadium.
1920 The Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic is founded.
1910 Frenchman Louis Paulhan wins the 1910 London to Manchester air race, the first long-distance aeroplane race in the United Kingdom.
1887 A week after being arrested by the Prussian Secret Police, French police inspector Guillaume Schnaebelé is released on order of William I, German Emperor, defusing a possible war.
1881 Billy the Kid escapes from the Lincoln County jail in Mesilla, New Mexico.
1869 Chinese and Irish laborers for the Central Pacific Railroad working on the First transcontinental railroad lay ten miles of track in one day, a feat which has never been matched.
1796 The Armistice of Cherasco is signed by Napoleon Bonaparte and Vittorio Amedeo III, King of Sardinia, expanding French territory along the Mediterranean coast.
1794 Sardinians, headed by Giovanni Maria Angioy, start a revolution against the Savoy domination, expelling Viceroy Balbiano and his officials from Cagliari, the capital and largest city of the island.
1792 France invades the Austrian Netherlands (present day Belgium and Luxembourg), beginning the French Revolutionary Wars.
1789 Mutiny on the Bounty: Lieutenant William Bligh and 18 sailors are set adrift and the rebel crew returns to Tahiti briefly and then sets sail for Pitcairn Island.
1788 Maryland becomes the seventh state to ratify the United States Constitution.
1758 The Marathas defeat the Afghans in the Battle of Attock and capture the city.
1625 A combined Spanish and Portuguese fleet of 52 ships commences the recapture of Bahia from the Dutch during the Dutch–Portuguese War.
1611 Establishment of the Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, The Catholic University of the Philippines, the largest Catholic university in the world.
1503 The Battle of Cerignola is fought. It is noted as one of the first European battles in history won by small arms fire using gunpowder.
1294 Temür, grandson of Kublai, is elected Khagan of the Mongols with the reigning title Oljeitu.
1253 Nichiren, a Japanese Buddhist monk, propounds Namu Myōhō Renge Kyō for the very first time and declares it to be the essence of Buddhism, in effect founding Nichiren Buddhism.
1192 Assassination of Conrad of Montferrat (Conrad I), King of Jerusalem, in Tyre, two days after his title to the throne is confirmed by election. The killing is carried out by Hashshashin.
357 Emperor Constantius II enters Rome for the first time to celebrate his victory over Magnus Magnentius.
224 The Battle of Hormozdgan is fought. Ardashir I defeats and kills Artabanus V effectively ending the Parthian Empire.
Famous People Born on April 28

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Year Name
1908 Oskar Schindler, Czech-German businessman (d. 1974)
1987 Daequan Cook, American basketball player
1933 Miodrag Radulovacki, Serbian-American neuropharmacologist and academic (d. 2014)
1896 Tristan Tzara, Romanian-French poet and critic (d. 1963)
1937 Saddam Hussein, Iraqi general and politician, 5th President of Iraq (d. 2006)
1974 Margo Dydek, Polish basketball player and coach (d. 2011)
1917 Robert Cornthwaite, American actor (d. 2006)
1900 Heinrich Müller, German SS officer (d. 1945)
1950 Willie Colón, Puerto Rican-American trombonist and producer
1912 Kaneto Shindō, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2012)
Famous People Deaths On April 28

Here is a list of some famous peope who died on April 28. For full list please click on the link above.

Date Name
2007 Dabbs Greer, American actor (b. 1917)
1939 Anne Walter Fearn, American physician (b. 1867)
1944 Mohammed Alim Khan, Manghud ruler (b. 1880)
1954 Léon Jouhaux, French union leader, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1879)
1989 Esa Pakarinen, Finnish actor and musician (b. 1911)
1881 Antoine Samuel Adam-Salomon, French sculptor and photographer (b. 1818)
2002 Alexander Lebed, Russian general and politician (b. 1950)
2017 Mariano Gagnon, American Catholic priest and author (b. 1929)
1945 Roberto Farinacci, Italian soldier and politician (b. 1892)
1858 Johannes Peter Müller, German physiologist and anatomist (b. 1801)