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Know what happened on 28th April


Importance of 28th April in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 28th April special in the world history.

1969
French President Charles de Gaulle resigned
France
1947
Thor Heyerdahl and his crew sail from Peru on the Kon-Tiki
Norway
1923
First cup final held at Wembley Stadium, London (West Ham 0, Bolton 2)
Great Britain
1919
The League of Nations was founded in Paris
1918
Death of Gavrilo Princip, Bosnian revolutionary who caused World War I by assassinating Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
1908
Birth of Oskar Schindler, Austrian-Hungarian businessman who saved many Jews during the Holocaust. Subject of the film ‘Schindler’s List’.
Austria
1883
Death of Rev. John Russell, known as Jack who gave his name to the Jack Russell terrier.
Great Britain
1865
Death of Sir Samuel Cunard, founder of the Cunard Line which owned the most famous ocean liners on the transatlantic route.
Canada
1858
Death of Johannes Peter Müller, German physiologist, anatomist and marine biologist.
Germany
1819
Captain John Smith discovered the Ajanta Caves in Maharashtra, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the wonders of India.
India
1789
Mutiny on HMS Bounty – Captain William Bligh and 18 sailors are set adrift and the rebel crew ends up on Pitcairn Island
Great Britain
1770
Captain James Cook formally claims Australia for Britain
Great Britain
1758
Birth of James Monroe, 5th President of the United States .
United States
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