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Behind History For September 28 – Today in History

Behind History For September 28 – Today in History

1901 – Philippine–American War: Filipino guerrillas killed around 40 American soldiers, they have losted there 28 Filipino soldiers.

1912 – The Ulster Covenant (Ulster’s Solemn League and Covenant) nearly around 500,000 Ulster Protestant joined the protest opposing the Third Irish Home Rule Bill.

1912 – Corporal Frank S. Scott of the U.S Army becomes the 1st engaged man to die in an flight crash.

1918 – World War I: The 5th Battle of Ypres begins.

 

1939 – World War II: Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union  was signed by Joachim von Ribbentrop and Vyacheslav Molotov.

1939 – World War II: The siege of Warsaw comes to an end.

1941 – World War II: The Drama uprising (Uprising population of Northern Greek City of Drama and surrounding villages) against the Bulgarian occupation.

1944 – World War II: Nazi military forces starts killing civilians in the Italian village of Marzabotto.

1951 – CBS launches the 1st color televisions for sale to the general public, but this color TV was discontinued less than a month later.

1970 – Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser passes of a heart attack in Cairo (Egypt).

1971 – The Parliament of United Kingdom passes the bill called Misuse of Drugs Act 1971, banning the any medicinal use of cannabis.

1975 – The Spaghetti House siege (Robbery attempt), in which nine people are taken hostage, takes place in London.

 

1986 – The Democratic Progressive Party becomes the 1st opposition party in Taiwan.

1992 – A Pakistan International Airlines flight crashes into a hill in Nepal, killing all 167 passengers and crew. It is noted that the flight carried only 167 passengers.

1994 – The cruise ferry MS Estonia sinks in the Baltic Sea, killing almost 852 people.

2008 – Falcon 1 becomes the first privately developed liquid-fuel ground-launched vehicle to put a payload into orbit.

2009 – The military junta leading Guinea attacks a protest rally, killing or wounding around 1400 people.

 

2012 – Somali and African Union forces launch a coordinated assault on the Somali port of Kismayo to take back the city from al-Shabaab militants.

2014 – The 2014 Hong Kong protests begin in response to restrictive political reforms imposed by the NPC in Beijing.

2018 – The 7.5 Mw 2018 Sulawesi earthquake, which triggered a large tsunami, leaves around 4,340 dead and 10,679 injured.

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