Important Days

Important Events Of 28 November

Important Events Of 28 November 2022

Events

  • 1666 – Battle of Rullion Green between Royal Scots Army (won) and Covenanter insurgents.
  • 1785 – The first Treaty of Hopewell was signed.
  • 1814 – The Times of London became the first newspaper to be produced on a steam-powered printing press, which was built by the German team of Koenig & Bauer.
  • 1821 – Panama Independence Day: Panama joined Gran Colombia and separated from Spain.
  • 1895 – The first American automobile race.
  • 1919 – Lady Astor was elected as a Member of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. She became the first woman to sit in the House of Commons.
  • 1920 – FIDAC (The Interallied Federation of War Veterans Organisations), the first international organization of war veterans was founded in Paris, France.
  • 1960 – Mauritania got independent of France.
  • 1964 – Mariner program: NASA launched the Mariner 4 probe toward Mars.
  • 1987 – South African Airways Flight 295 crashed into the Indian Ocean, and 159 people were killed.
  • 2016 – A chartered Avro RJ85 plane carrying the Chapecoense football team, crashed near Medellín, Colombia.

Births

  • 1864 – Lindley Miller Garrison, American lawyer and politician, 46th United States Secretary of War
  • 1936 – Gary Hart, American lawyer and politician, 6th United States Special Envoy for Northern Ireland
  • 1940 – Bruce Channel, American singer-songwriter
  • 1942 – Paul Warfield, American football player and sportscaster
  • 1945 – Franklin Drilon, Filipino lawyer and politician, 22nd President of the Senate of the Philippines
  • 1948 – Alan Lightman, American physicist, novelist, and academician
  • 1949 – Paul Shaffer, Canadian-American singer, keyboard player, and bandleader
  • 1950 – Ed Harris, American actor and producer

Deaths

  • 1901 – Moses Dickson, African-American abolitionist, soldier, minister, and founder of The Knights of Liberty
  • 1945 – Dwight F. Davis, American tennis player and politician, 49th United States Secretary of War
  • 1971 – Wasfi al-Tal, Jordanian captain and politician, 34th Prime Minister of Jordan
  • 2013 – Mitja Ribičič, Italian-Slovenian soldier and politician, 25th Prime Minister of Yugoslavia
  • 2013 – Jean-Louis Roux, Canadian actor and politician, 34th Lieutenant Governor of Quebec (b. 1923)
  • 2014 – Dale Armstrong, Canadian race car driver
  • 2015 – Olene Walker, American lawyer and politician, 15th Governor of Utah
  • 2021 – Frank Williams, British founder of Williams Grand Prix Engineering

Holidays and observances

  • Albanian Flag Day [what happened on November 28 turkey: Albanian Flag Day, celebrate the independence of Albania from Turkey in 1912]
  • Bedfordshire day is celebrated to celebrate the birth of John Bunyan
  • Bukovina Day (Romania)
  • Christian feast day:
  • Heroes’ Day (Sri Lanka)
  • Hōonkō (Japan)
  • Independence Day (Mauritania), celebrates the independence of Mauritania from France in 1960.
  • Independence Day (Panama), celebrates the independence of Panama from Spain in 1821.
  • Navy Day (Iran)
  • Proclamation of Independence Day (East Timor), celebrates the independence of East Timor from Portugal in 1975.
  • Republic Day (Burundi)
  • Republic Day (Chad)

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