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28 September

48BC – Egypt – Pompey the Great assassinated by order of King Ptolemy. http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/pompey-the-great-assassinated

235 – Rome – Pope Pontian resigned. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Pontian

351 – Roman Empire – Battle of Mursa. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mursa_Major

935 – Bohemia – Wenceslaus I murdered. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wenceslaus_I,_Duke_of_Bohemia


1066 – England – William, Duke of Normandy, arrived beginning the Norman Conquest. https://youtu.be/uYsJUtVBtPI https://youtu.be/YLZYnYsAr-w WARNING! Videos contain scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norman_conquest_of_England

1106 – Normandy – Battle of Tinchebray. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tinchebray

1322 – Germany – Battle of Mühldorf. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_M%C3%BChldorf

1362 – Rome/Avignon – Guillaume Grimoard became Pope Urban V. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Urban_V

1538 – Greece – Battle of Preveza (Third Ottoman Venetian War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Preveza

1781 – USA – Siege of Yorktown began (American Revolutionary War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Yorktown

1791 – France – Emancipation of Jewish population. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jewish_emancipation

1823 – Rome – Cardinal Count Annibale Sermattei della Genga became Pope Leo XII. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Leo_XII

1844 – Sweden – Coronation of Oscar I. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscar_I_of_Sweden

1868 – Spain – Battle of Alcolea. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Alcolea_(1868)

1871 – Brazil – Law of the Free Womb passed by Parliament. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/218478/Law-of-the-Free-Womb

1885 – Canada – Riots against compulsory smallpox vaccination in Montreal. http://www.vaccinationinformationnetwork.com/revolts-and-opposition-against-compulsory-smallpox-vaccination/

1901 – Philippines – Balangiga Massacre (Philippine-America War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balangiga_massacre

1918 – Belgium – Fifth Battle of Ypres began (WWI). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fifth_Battle_of_Ypres


1919 – USA – Omaha Race Riot began. https://youtu.be/2OytIIur3Ck WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omaha_race_riot_of_1919


1924 – USA – First world circumnavigation by aeroplane completed in Seattle. http://youtu.be/PS785Tcpkxc http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=751

1928 – UK – Parliament passed the Dangerous Drugs Act, outlawing cannabis.

1941 – Greece – Drama Uprising began (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drama_uprising

1942 – Brazil – Panair do Brasil plane crashed at Pedra Branca, SP, 15 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19420928-0

1943 – USA – USAAF plane crashed near Lovelock, NV, 1 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19430928-2

1944 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Kaiserslautern (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1945 – China – USAAF plane crashed near Chihkiang, 20 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19450928-0

1945 – South Africa – SAAF plane crashed near Broken Hill, 9 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19450928-2

1948 – Australia – RAAF plane crashed at Lord Howe Island, NSW, 7 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19480928-1

1950 – Indonesia – Joined the United Nations. http://www.un.org/en/members/

1952 – USSR – Aeroflot plane crashed near Belogorsk, Tisulsky District, 7 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19520928-1

1952 – USSR – Aeroflot plane crashed at UST’-Tareya, Kransnoyrsk Territory, 6 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19520928-2

1953 – USA – Resort Airlines Flight 1081 crashed at Louisville-Standiford Field, KY, 25 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19530928-0

1954 – Philippines – US Navy plane crashed at Sangley Point Navy Station, 12 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19540928-0

1955 – USSR – Aeroflot plane crashed near Ozerevo, 7 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19550928-0

1960 – Mali &Senegal – Joined the United Nations. http://www.un.org/en/members/

1962 – Australia – Paddington Tram depot fire, Brisbane. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paddington_tram_depot_fire

1971 – UK – Parliament passed Misuse Drugs Act, banning medicinal use of cannabis.

1975 – UK – Spaghetti House Siege began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spaghetti_House_siege

1978 – Rome – Pope John Paul I died. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_John_Paul_I


1994 – Baltic Sea – Car ferry MS Estonia sank, 852 killed. https://youtu.be/eFDGL_ehpkI WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/28/newsid_2542000/2542093.stm

York

1911 – City Roller Skating Palace re-opened under new management.