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What Happened on October 28th This Day in History

Year Name
2018 Jair Bolsonaro is elected president of Brazil with 57 million votes, with Workers' Party candidate Fernando Haddad as the runner-up. It is the first time in 16 years that a Workers' Party candidate is not elected president.
2014 A rocket carrying NASA's Cygnus CRS Orb-3 resupply mission to the International Space Station explodes seconds after taking off from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport in Wallops Island, Virginia.
2013 Five people are killed and 38 are injured after a car crashes into barriers at Tiananmen Square in China.
2009 The 28 October 2009 Peshawar bombing kills 117 and wounds 213.
2009 NASA successfully launches the Ares I-X mission, the only rocket launch for its short-lived Constellation program.
2009 US President Barack Obama signs the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act.
2007 Cristina Fernández de Kirchner becomes the first directly elected female President of Argentina.
2006 A funeral service takes place at the Bykivnia graves for Ukrainians who were killed by the Soviet secret police.
1995 The Baku Metro fire sees 289 people killed and 270 injured.
1990 Georgia holds its only free election under Soviet rule.
1982 The Spanish general election begins fourteen years of rule by the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party.
1971 Prospero becomes the only British satellite to be launched by a British rocket.
1965 Pope Paul VI promulgates Nostra aetate, by which the Roman Catholic Church officially recognizes the legitimacy of non-Christian faiths.
1962 The Cuban Missile Crisis ends and Premier Nikita Khrushchev orders the removal of Soviet missiles from Cuba.
1958 John XXIII is elected Pope.
1956 Hungarian Revolution: A de facto ceasefire comes into effect between armed revolutionaries and Soviet troops, who begin to withdraw from Budapest. Communist officials and facilities come under attack by revolutionaries.
1949 An Air France Lockheed Constellation crashes in the Azores, killing all 48 people on board.
1948 Paul Hermann Müller is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of the insecticidal properties of DDT.
1942 The Alaska Highway first connects Alaska to the North American railway network at Dawson Creek in Canada.
1940 World War II: Greece rejects Italy's ultimatum. Italy invades Greece through Albania a few hours later.
1928 Indonesia Raya, now the national anthem of Indonesia, is first played during the Second Indonesian Youth Congress.
1922 Italian fascists led by Benito Mussolini march on Rome and take over the Italian government.
1919 The U.S. Congress passes the Volstead Act over President Woodrow Wilson's veto, paving the way for Prohibition to begin the following January.
1918 World War I: A new Polish government in western Galicia is established, triggering the Polish–Ukrainian War.
1918 World War I: Czech politicians peacefully take over the city of Prague, thus establishing the First Czechoslovak Republic.
1893 Pyotr Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Pathétique receives its première performance only nine days before the composer's death.
1891 The Mino–Owari earthquake, the largest inland earthquake in Japan's history, occurs.
1886 US president Grover Cleveland dedicates the Statue of Liberty.
1864 American Civil War: A Union attack on the Confederate capital of Richmond is repulsed.
1835 The United Tribes of New Zealand are established with the signature of the Declaration of Independence.
1834 The Pinjarra massacre occurs in the Swan River Colony. An estimated 30 Noongar people are killed by British colonists.
1776 American Revolutionary War: British troops attack and capture Chatterton Hill from the Continental Army.
1726 The novel Gulliver's Travels written by Jonathan Swift is published.
1707 The 1707 Hōei earthquake causes more than 5,000 deaths in Japan.
1664 The Duke of York and Albany's Maritime Regiment of Foot, later to be known as the Royal Marines, is established.
1636 The Massachusetts Bay Colony votes to establish a theological college, which would later become Harvard University.
1628 French Wars of Religion: The Siege of La Rochelle ends with the surrender of the Huguenots after fourteen months.
1538 The Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino is founded in what is now the Dominican Republic.
1531 Abyssinian–Adal war: The Adal Sultanate seizes southern Ethiopia.
1520 Ferdinand Magellan reaches the Pacific Ocean.
1516 Second Ottoman–Mamluk War: Mamluks fail to stop the Ottoman advance towards Egypt at the Battle of Yaunis Khan.
1492 Christopher Columbus lands in Cuba on his first voyage to the New World, surmising that it is Japan.
1453 Ladislaus the Posthumous is crowned king of Bohemia in Prague.
1449 Christian I is crowned king of Denmark.
1420 Beijing is officially designated the capital of the Ming dynasty when the Forbidden City is completed.
1344 The lower town of Smyrna is captured by Crusaders in response to Aydınid piracy.
969 The Byzantine Empire recovers Antioch from Arab rule.
312 Constantine I defeats Maxentius, becoming the sole Roman emperor in the West.
306 Maxentius is proclaimed Roman emperor.
97 Roman emperor Nerva is forced by the Praetorian Guard to adopt general Marcus Ulpius Trajanus as his heir and successor.
Famous People Born on October 28

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Year Name
1914 Glenn Robert Davis, American lieutenant and politician (d. 1988)
1599 Marie of the Incarnation, foundress of the Ursuline Monastery in Quebec (d. 1672)
1930 Bernie Ecclestone, English businessman
1942 Gillian Lovegrove, English computer scientist and academic
1972 Terrell Davis, American football player and sportscaster
1958 Ashok Chavan, Indian businessman and politician, 16th Chief Minister of Maharashtra
1931 Harold Battiste, American saxophonist, pianist, and composer (d. 2015)
1903 John Chamberlain, American historian, journalist, and critic (d. 1995)
2001 Sonay Kartal, British tennis player[11]
1985 Anthony Fantano, American music critic
Famous People Deaths On October 28

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Date Name
1936 Newton Moore, Australian soldier and politician, 8th Premier of Western Australia (b. 1870)
1899 Ottmar Mergenthaler, German-American engineer, invented the Linotype machine (b. 1854)
1792 Paul Möhring, German physician, botanist, and zoologist (b. 1710)
1939 Alice Brady, American actress (b. 1892)
2007 Takao Fujinami, Japanese lawyer and politician (b. 1932)
2012 Gordon Bilney, Australian dentist and politician (b. 1939)
1997 Paul Jarrico, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1915)
1970 Baby Huey, American singer-songwriter (b. 1944)
2013 Tetsuharu Kawakami, Japanese baseball player and manager (b. 1920)
1941 Filipp Goloshchyokin, Soviet politician (b. 1876)