On This Day: July 28th

This is 210th day of the year and 156 days remain in the year.

in history
King Henry VIII of England's chief minister, Thomas Cromwell, was executed and Henry married his fifth wife, Catherine Howard.
The great baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach died.
Robespierre, one of the leading figures of the French Revolution, was sent to the guillotine.
Peru declared its independence from Spain.
The 14th Amendment to the Constitution, which established the citizenship of African Americans and guaranteed due process of law, was ratified.
Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, precipitating the start of World War I.
Herbert Hoover ordered Douglas MacArthur to evict the Bonus Marchers from their camps.
Nine Pennsylvania coal miners were rescued after 77 hours of being trapped in a mine shaft.
July 28 Birthdays
Jacqueline Onassis1929–1994, born in Southampton, N.Y.
Beatrix Potterauthor
Bill Bradleybasketball player
Marcel Duchamppainter

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