October 28


May 20, 2022

October 28th is the 301st day of the Gregorian calendar (302nd day of the leap year), and there are 64 days left until the end of the year.


306-Maxentius declares inauguration of Roman emperor. 312-Battle of the Milvian Bridge. Constantine the Great defeats Maxentius and becomes the sole emperor of the Western Roman Empire 1538-Founded by St. Thomas Aquinas University, the first university in the New World. 1628-Huguenot Rebellion: The Siege of La Rochelle is over. 1707 (October 4, Hoei 4) --Hoei earthquake. Damage to Tokaido, Kii Peninsula, and Shikoku, killing more than 20,000 people. 1776-American Revolutionary War: Battle of White Plains 1848-Spain's first railway opens in Barcelona-Mataro. 1876-Hagi Rebellion 1882 --Koki Takusari, the inventor of Takusari shorthand, holds Japan's first shorthand class in Tokyo. 1886-The Statue of Liberty in New York is unveiled. 1888 --Iyo Railway Matsuyama (currently Matsuyama City) --Mitsu opens. Japan's first light railway. 1891 --The Nobi earthquake with a magnitude of 8.0 occurs. 7273 dead. 1893 (October 16th, Julian calendar) --Tchaikovsky's "Symphony No. 6" premiered in St. Petersburg under the direction of the composer. 1900-The 1900 Paris Olympics are over. 1908-A dialogue between German Emperor Wilhelm II and British Colonel Edward Wortley was published in The Daily Telegraph and became a problem. (Daily Telegraph Affair) 1918-Czechoslovakia declares independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire. 1919-The Volstead Act (Prohibition in the United States) is passed by the American Parliament. 1922-The Black Shirts led by Benito Mussolini begin their march on Rome. 1940-World War II: Italy invades Greece via Albania. The Greek-Italian War broke out. (Greek Ohi Day) 1942-All Alaska Highways in the United States. 1943-Philadelphia Project: A stealth experiment using the escort destroyer "Eldridge" is said to have been conducted. (urban legend) 1951-The first professional wrestling match in which Japanese participate, Rikidozan vs. Bobby Brands, will be held. 1952 --Established Nippon Television Network. 1956-Tsutenkaku in Osaka, which was dismantled during the war, is rebuilt. 1962-Cuban Missile Crisis: Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev announces the removal of missiles from Cuba. 1965-Announcement of the Church's attitude towards non-Christian religions (Nostra Aetate) at the Second Vatican Council. 1966-Weekly Playboy launched by Shueisha. 1971-British launches the artificial satellite "Prospero" with the domestic rocket Black Arrow. 1972 --The Airbus A300 aircraft makes its maiden flight. 1972 --The pandas "Kankan" and "Ranran" donated to Japan by the People's Republic of China arrive at Ueno Zoo. 1978-The Airline Deregulation Act is enacted in the United States. 1979-A steam explosion at Mt. Ontake, where there was no record of an eruption. 1981-The former wife of Prime Minister Toshio Enomoto and Kakuei Tanaka testified at the Lockheed scandal. Immediately after, the remark "a bee sting" became a buzzword. 1982-The Socialist Workers' Party wins overwhelmingly in the Spanish general election, and the reformist government is established for the first time in 38 years. 1984-Mr. C B wins the Emperor's Award (Autumn), becoming the four-crowned horse since Shinzan. 1990-Since the audience rating of Fuji TV's TV animation "Chibi Maruko-chan" recorded 39.9%, and the audience rating survey method was changed to the current form.