Friday, July 28, 2017

This is 209th day of the year and 156 days remain in the year.

in history
1540
King Henry VIII of England's chief minister, Thomas Cromwell, was executed and Henry married his fifth wife, Catherine Howard.
1750
The great baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach died.
1794
Robespierre, one of the leading figures of the French Revolution, was sent to the guillotine.
1821
Peru declared its independence from Spain.
1868
The 14th Amendment to the Constitution, which established the citizenship of African Americans and guaranteed due process of law, was ratified.
1914
Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, precipitating the start of World War I.
1932
Herbert Hoover ordered Douglas MacArthur to evict the Bonus Marchers from their camps.
2002
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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