Thursday, August 27, 2020

History Of 28 August | On This Day In World

History Of 28 August | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 28 August are as follows: -

➧ 1521: Soldiers of Sultan Suleiman I of Turkey capture Belgrade.

➧ 1600: Mughals capture Ahmednagar.

➧ 1845: First edition of the famous magazine Scientific American printed.

➧ 1858: Birth of William James Herschel of Britain who recognizes fingerprints.

➧ 1896: Birth of the famous Urdu poet Firaq Gorakhpuri.

➧ 1904: First car rally organized from Calcutta to Barrackpore.

➧ 1916: Italy declared war against Germany in the First World War.

➧ 1922: Japan agrees to withdraw its troops from Siberia.

➧ 1924: Thousands died in unsuccessful revolt against the Soviet Union in Georgia.

➧ 1956: England take over the Ashes series by defeating Australia in cricket.

➧ 1972: National Insurance Business Nationalization Bill passed.

➧ 1984: Soviet Union conducts underground nuclear test.

➧ 1986: Bhagyashree Sathe became the first woman in India to become a grandmaster in chess.

➧ 1990: Iraq declares Kuwait as its 19th province.

➧ 1992: Muttiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka made his Test debut against Australia.

➧ 1996: Prince Charles of England and his wife Diana formally divorce.

➧ 1999: Major Sameer Kotwal martyred in an encounter with a faction of militants in Assam.

➧ 2008: International magazine Forbes named Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati among 100 powerful women in the world.

➧ 2011: Lokpal agitation: Anna Hazare announced to postpone the 13-day fast at Ramlila Maidan in Delhi after the Indian Parliament passed a resolution supporting 3 demands.

➧ 2018: Manjit Singh of India won the gold medal in the men's 800m race of the Jakarta Asian Games.

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