This day in history - September 28

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This day in history - September 28.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, September 28, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on September 28 surrounded events relating to the Death of Pompey the Great, Arrival at Pevensey, England, of William the Conqueror, Arrival of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo in, what is now, San Diego, USA, Beginning of the Siege of Yorktown, Emancipation of Jews in France, Passing of the Brazilian Law of the Free Womb, First American Football Game to be Played at Night, Start of Race Riots in Omaha, USA, Completion of the First Aerial Circumnavigation of the Earth and Discovery of Penicillin. Many famous people were associated with these significant events including Ptolemy XIII, Pompey the Great, Septimius and Gaius Julius Caesar, William the Conqueror, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo and Antonio de Mendoza, George Washington and Lord Charles Cornwallis, Adrien Duport, Pedro II, J. H. Race and Professor S. E. Sprole, Will Brown and Edward Smith, Lowell Smith and Leslie Arnold and Alexander Fleming.

Death of Pompey the Great - September 28, 48 BC: On this day in history, September 28, 48 BC, important events took place today in Egypt, surrounding the Death of Pompey the Great. Being pursued by Gaius Julius Caesar, Pompey the Great headed for Egypt where he sought the aid of the boy King Ptolemy XIII. The king was advised by his tutor to murder Pompey to gratify Caesar. He sent Achillas, the leader of his army, and Septimius, a former Roman Soldier, to Pompey's ship where they murdered him with a sword and daggers. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 28, 48 BC were Ptolemy XIII, Pompey the Great, Septimius and Gaius Julius Caesar. Facts on this day in History September 28: Events on this day in history: Death of Pompey the Great *** Date: September 28, 48 BC *** Place: Egypt *** Category: Murder *** Historical Period: 1st Century BC *** This day in history ***

Arrival at Pevensey, England, of William the Conqueror - September 28, 1066: On this day in history, September 28, 1066, crucial events took place today in Pevensey, England, relating to the Arrival at Pevensey, England, of William the Conqueror. William the Conqueror (Duke William II of Normandy) landed at Pevensey Bay, England on September 28, 1066, before moving on to Hastings. From there he began his conquest of England. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 28, 1066 were William the Conqueror. Facts on this day in History September 28: Events on this day in history: Arrival at Pevensey, England, of William the Conqueror *** Date: September 28, 1066 *** Place: Pevensey, England *** Category: Battle *** Historical Period: 11th Century *** This day in history ***

Arrival of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo in, what is now, San Diego, USA - September 28, 1542: On this day in history, September 28, 1542, crucial events took place today in California, USA, relating to the Arrival of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo in, what is now, San Diego, USA. Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo was commissioned by Antonio de Mendoza, the Viceroy of New Spain, to head an expedition that would search for trade opportunities on the Pacific coast. On September 28, 1542, Cabrillo landed in a place he named San Miguel, which he claimed for Spain. This is now known as San Diego Bay. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 28, 1542 were Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo and Antonio de Mendoza. Facts on this day in History September 28: Events on this day in history: Arrival of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo in, what is now, San Diego, USA *** Date: September 28, 1542 *** Place: California, USA *** Category: Exploration *** Historical Period: 16th Century *** This day in history ***

Beginning of the Siege of Yorktown - September 28, 1781: On this day in history, September 28, 1781, momentous events took place today in Virginia, USA, with regard to the Beginning of the Siege of Yorktown. On September 28, 1781, George Washington began his siege of Yorktown when he surrounded the town with his Continental Army and soldiers of the French Army. The British, led by Lord Charles Cornwallis where defending Yorktown. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 28, 1781 were George Washington and Lord Charles Cornwallis. Facts on this day in History September 28: Events on this day in history: Beginning of the Siege of Yorktown *** Date: September 28, 1781 *** Place: Virginia, USA *** Category: Battle *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Emancipation of Jews in France - September 28, 1791: On this day in history, September 28, 1791, critical events took place today in France, Europe, regarding the Emancipation of Jews in France. Adrien Duport addressed the French National Assembly, a few days before it's dissolution on September 27, 1791, and proposed that Jews in France should enjoy the privileges of full citizens. With rapturous applause, the assembly accepted the proposition. The emancipation came into effect on September 28, 1791. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 28, 1791 were Adrien Duport. Facts on this day in History September 28: Events on this day in history: Emancipation of Jews in France *** Date: September 28, 1791 *** Place: France, Europe *** Category: Religion *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Passing of the Brazilian Law of the Free Womb - September 28, 1871: On this day in history, September 28, 1871, important events took place today in Brazil, surrounding the Passing of the Brazilian Law of the Free Womb. In order to abolish slavery in stages, but to avoid hostility with slave owners, Pedro II of Brazil introduced the Law of the Free Womb. This law granted freedom to any children that were born to slaves. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 28, 1871 were Pedro II. Facts on this day in History September 28: Events on this day in history: Passing of the Brazilian Law of the Free Womb *** Date: September 28, 1871 *** Place: Brazil *** Category: Slavery *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

First American Football Game to be Played at Night - September 28, 1892: On this day in history, September 28, 1892, crucial events took place today in Pennsylvania, USA, relating to the First American Football Game to be Played at Night. The first ever game of American Football to be played at night took place between to colleges. The teams were the Wyoming Seminary (Head Coach J. H. Race) and Mansfield State Normal School (Head Coach S. E. Sprole). The game ended after 20 minutes, with no score, as the lighting was inadequate. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 28, 1892 were J. H. Race and Professor S. E. Sprole. Facts on this day in History September 28: Events on this day in history: First American Football Game to be Played at Night *** Date: September 28, 1892 *** Place: Pennsylvania, USA *** Category: Sport *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Start of Race Riots in Omaha, USA - September 28, 1919: On this day in history, September 28, 1919, significant events took place today in Omaha, Nebraska, USA, respecting the Start of Race Riots in Omaha, USA. The Omaha Race Riots began when a black man, Will Brown, was arrested under suspicion of rape. Around 4,000 whites approached the Douglas County Courthouse and set it on fire. The Mayor, Edward Smith, was taken and hung by the mob, but rescued in time to allow his survival. Will brown was captured and hung before his body was dragged through the streets attached to a car. The riot was finally ended by 1600 soldiers. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 28, 1919 were Will Brown and Edward Smith. Facts on this day in History September 28: Events on this day in history: Start of Race Riots in Omaha, USA *** Date: September 28, 1919 *** Place: Omaha, Nebraska, USA *** Category: Riots *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Completion of the First Aerial Circumnavigation of the Earth - September 28, 1924: On this day in history, September 28, 1924, important events took place today in Seattle, Washington, USA, in respect of the Completion of the First Aerial Circumnavigation of the Earth . On April 4, 1924, Lieutenant Lowell Smith and 1st Lieutenant Leslie Arnold led an attempt to circumnavigate the world by air. Their plane, Chicago, was one of four Douglas World Cruisers that set off from Seattle, Washington. The others were named Seattle, Boston and New Orleans. On September 28. 1924, Chicago and New Orleans successfully completed the flight when they landed back in Seattle. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 28, 1924 were Lowell Smith and Leslie Arnold. Facts on this day in History September 28: Events on this day in history: Completion of the First Aerial Circumnavigation of the Earth *** Date: September 28, 1924 *** Place: Seattle, Washington, USA *** Category: Exploration *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Discovery of Penicillin - September 28, 1928: On this day in history, September 28, 1928, important events took place today in London, England, in respect of the Discovery of Penicillin. When Alexander Fleming returned, after a break, to his laboratory in St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London, he discovered that one of the staphylococci cultures he had left on a bench was contaminated by a fungus. A substance released by the mould had destroyed the staphylococci nearest to it. He grew the mould and and named the substance it produced Penicillin. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 28, 1928 were Alexander Fleming. Facts on this day in History September 28: Events on this day in history: Discovery of Penicillin *** Date: September 28, 1928 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Science *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

This day in history - September 28

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