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28 April

224 – Iran – Battle of Hermozdgān. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hormozdg%C4%81n

1192 – Jerusalem – King Conrad I assassinated. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conrad_of_Montferrat

1282 – Sicily – Sicilian Vespers ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sicilian_Vespers

1503 – Italy – Battle of Cerignola (Second Italian War). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Cerignola

1611 – Philippines – University of Santo Thomas established. http://www.ust.edu.ph/about-us/history/

1788 – USA – Maryland became the 7th State. http://www.50states.com/maryland.htm

1789 – South Pacific – Mutiny on the Bounty. https://youtu.be/ERROkthuADc   https://youtu.be/HhAyQjRE3FA WARNING! Videos contain scenes some viewers may find distressing http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mutiny_on_the_Bounty

1796 – Italy – Armistice of Cherasco signed (War of the First Coalition). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armistice_of_Cherasco

1910 – UK – Louis Pulhan won the London to Manchester Air Race. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1910_London_to_Manchester_air_race

1923 – UK – Empire Stadium opened. https://youtu.be/DqhZSNykjm4 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wembley_Stadium_(1923)

1941 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Emden (WWII).

1942 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Kiel (WWII).

http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database


1944 – UK – Exercise Tiger Disaster (WWII). https://youtu.be/mIbuELErqac  WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-27185893

1944 – Indonesia – RAAF plane crashed near Babo, 10 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19440428-2

1944 – USA – US Navy plane crashed near Winona, AZ, 19 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19440428-3

1945 – Italy – Benito Mussolini executed. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/28/newsid_3564000/3564529.stm

1945 – Italy – Battle of Fornovo di Taro began (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=304

1947 – NZ – Royal NewZealand Navy Mutiny ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1947_Royal_New_Zealand_Navy_mutinies#Bellona

1947 – Canada – TCAL Flight 3 crashed near Vancouver, BC, 15 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19470428-0

1951 – USA – United Air Lines Flight 129 crashed near Fort Wayne, IN, 11 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19510428-1

1952 – China – Treaty of Taipei signed (Second Sino-Japanese War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Taipei

1969 – France – President Charles de Gaulle resigned. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_de_Gaulle

1977 – Hungary – Budapest Treaty signed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Budapest_Treaty

1978 – Afghanistan – President Mohammed Daoud Khan assassinated. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohammed_Daoud_Khan

1988 – Hawaii – Aloha Airlines Flight 243 suffered explosive decompression during flight, landed in Maui but 1 killed. https://youtu.be/4xEriI7g9rQ   WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19880428-0


1996 – Australia – Port Arthur Massacre. https://youtu.be/siun7RHSyqA WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://www.abc.net.au/archives/80days/stories/2012/01/19/3412072.htm

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1753 – Edward Wells and Bezelial Knowles were executed at Tyburn Gallows.

1770 – David Hartley and James Oldfield were executed at Tyburn Gallows.

http://pastsearch-archaeo-history.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Criminals-and-Executions-Jan12.pdf