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August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. Look up July in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... August is the eighth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... Look up September in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... August 1 is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... August 2 is the 214th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (215th in leap years), with 151 days remaining. ... August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... August 4 is the 216th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (217th in leap years), with 149 days remaining. ... August 5 is the 217th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (218th in leap years), with 148 days remaining. ... August 6 is the 218th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (219th in leap years), with 147 days remaining. ... August 7 is the 219th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (220th in leap years), with 146 days remaining. ... August 8 is the 220th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (221st in leap years), with 145 days remaining. ... August 9 is the 221st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (222nd in leap years), with 144 days remaining. ... August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... August 11 is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ... August 14 is the 226th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (227th in leap years), with 139 days remaining. ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... August 17 is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... August 19 is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... August 20 is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... August 21 is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... This is the song that never ends yes it gos on and on my friends some people started singing it not knowing what it was they just started singing it forever just becauseThis is the song that never ends yes it gos on and on my friends some... August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (237th in leap years), with 129 days remaining. ... August 25 is the 237th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (238th in leap years), with 128 days remaining. ... August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years). ... August 27 is the 239th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (240th in leap years), with 126 days remaining. ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... August 30 is the 242nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (243rd in leap years), with 123 days remaining. ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... August 2006 is the eighth month of that year, and has yet to occur. ... August 28, 2005 (Sunday) Iraqs National Assembly signs the text of the proposed Iraqi constitution. ... See also August 27, 2004 - August 2004 - August 29, 2004 In a video circulating on the Internet, former Texas lieutenant governor Ben F. Barnes apologizes for his role in getting current United States President George W. Bush into the Texas Air National Guard in 1968. ... See also August 27, 2003 - August 2003 - August 29, 2003 9/11: Nearly two years after the September 11th attack on the World Trade Center, transcripts of World Trade Center emergency calls are released. ...

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See also 475 (number) Events Orestes forces western Roman emperor Julius Nepos to flee and declares his son Romulus Augustus to be emperor. ... Roman or Romans may refer to: History Ancient Rome (9th century BC – 5th century AD) Roman Kingdom (753 BC to 509 BC) Roman Republic (509 BC to 44 BC) Roman Empire (44 BC to AD 476) Roman citizen Byzantine Empire (330 to 1453), also known as the Eastern Roman Empire... A General is an officer of high military rank. ... Flavius Orestes (d. ... This is a list of Roman Emperors with the dates they controlled the Roman Empire. ... Julius Nepos on a coin. ... In politics, a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has an alternative meaning based on an alternative meaning of capital) is the principal city or town associated with its government. ... Ravenna is a city in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. ... Tremissis of Romulus Augustus. ... Events Theoderic, king of the Italy with the approval of the eastern emperor Zeno. ... Gold medallion of Theodoric, discovered at Sinigaglia, Italy in the 19th century. ... This article deals with the continental Ostrogoths. ... Odoacer solidus struck in name of Zeno. ... The Battle of Isonzo is the name given to the battle fought on the August 28 on the banks of the Isontius River, not far away from Aquileia. ... Events January 3 - Pope Leo X excommunicates Martin Luther in the papal bull Decet Romanum Pontificem. ... The Ottoman Turks were the ethnic subdivision of the Turkish people who dominated the ruling class of the Ottoman Empire. ... Belgrade (Serbian: Београд/Beograd ) is the capital and largest city of Republic of Serbia. ... Events War resumes between Francis I of France and Emperor Charles V. This time Henry VIII of England is allied to the Emperor, while James V of Scotland and Sultan Suleiman I are allied to the French. ... Kircholm, a 1925 painting by Wojciech Kossak. ... Imam (Arabic: إمام ,Persian: امام ) is an Arabic word meaning Leader. The ruler of a country might be called the Imam, for example. ... Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi (c. ... Camp may mean: Gatherings of people: Campsite Temporary settlement of a band of foragers. ... Combatants Muslims Portuguese expeditionary force to Ethiopia Commanders Imam Ahmad Gragn Christovão da Gama Strength between 600-900 Ottoman musketeers, 20 Ottoman horsemen, several thousand foot about 290 Portuguese musketeers, unknown number of Ethiopian infantry Casualties unknown 160 Portuguese killed, unknown number of Ethiopians; countless wounded The Battle of... Cristovão da Gama (1514 - 1542), was a Spanish captain and explorer and son of Vasco da Gama. ... Events The pencil is first documented by Conrad Gesner March 1 - the city of Rio de Janeiro is founded April 27 - Cebu City is established becoming the first Spanish settlement in the Philippines. ... St. ... This article is about the continent. ... // Events April 4 – King of Spain signs an edit of expulsion of all moriscos from Spain April 9 – Spain recognizes Dutch independence May 23 - Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia. ... . No portrait of Hudson is known to be in existence. ... Delaware Bay Delaware Bay is a large esturarial inlet of the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the Delaware River along the coast of the United States. ... Events May 13 - Dutch statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt is executed in The Hague after having been accused of treason. ... Categories: People stubs | Holy Roman emperors | Rulers of Austria | Rulers of Styria | Hungarian monarchs | Bohemian monarchs | Dukes of Carinthia | 1578 births | 1637 deaths ... An emperor is a (male) monarch, usually the sovereign ruler of an empire or another type of imperial realm. ... The Holy Roman Empire and from the 16th century on also The Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation was a political conglomeration of lands in Central Europe in the Middle Ages and the early modern period. ... Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix commemorates the July Revolution 1830 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Tom Thumb hitches a ride on a butterfly Tom Thumb is the name of a traditional hero in English folklore who was no bigger than his fathers thumb. ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Scientific American is a popular-science magazine, published monthly since August 28, 1845, making it the oldest continuously published magazine in the United States. ... A collection of magazines A magazine is a periodical publication containing a variety of articles, generally financed by advertising and/or purchase by readers. ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Country Italy Region Veneto Province Venice (VE) Mayor Massimo Cacciari (since April 18, 2004) Elevation m Area 412 km² Population  - Total (as of December 31, 2004) 271,251  - Density 646/km² Time zone CET, UTC+1 Coordinates Gentilic Veneziani Dialing code 041 Postal code 30100 Frazioni Chirignago, Favaro Veneto, Mestre... 1850 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Richard Wagner Wilhelm Richard Wagner (May 22, 1813 – February 13, 1883) was an influential German composer, conductor, music theorist, and essayist, primarily known for his operas (or music dramas as he later came to call them). ... Lohengrin is a romantic opera (or music drama) in three acts by Richard Wagner. ... For the locality in Texas called Weimar see Weimar, Texas, there is also Weimar bei Kassel and Weimar in Marburg-Biedenkopf. ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Combatants United States of America Confederate States of America Commanders John Pope Robert E. Lee Thomas J. Jackson Strength 63,000 54,000 Casualties 1,747 killed 8,452 wounded 4,263 captured/missing 1,553 killed 7,812 wounded 109 captured/missing The Second Battle of Bull Run, or... Combatants United States of America Confederate States of America Commanders John Pope Robert E. Lee Thomas J. Jackson Strength 63,000 54,000 Casualties 1,747 killed 8,452 wounded 4,263 captured/missing 1,553 killed 7,812 wounded 109 captured/missing The Second Battle of Bull Run or... 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Cetshwayo kaMpande (circa 1826 - February 8, 1884) was the king of the Zulu nation from 1872 to 1879 and their leader during the Zulu War. ... The Zulu (South African English and isiZulu: amaZulu) are an African ethnic group of about 11 million people who live mainly in the province KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. ... 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... A photograph (often shortened to photo) is an image created by focusing light onto material having a light-sensitive coating. ... Union City, Oklahoma tornado (1973) A tornado is a violently rotating column of air which is in contact with both a cumulonimbus (or, in rare cases, cumulus) cloud base and the surface of the earth. ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Caleb Bradham (1866 - 1934) invented the soft drink Pepsi-Cola. ... The current Pepsi logo Pepsi-Cola (often shortened to Pepsi), is a carbonated cola soft drink manufactured by PepsiCo, and the principal rival of Coca-Cola. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... United Parcel Service Inc. ... ź ů James E. Casey (March 29, 1888 - June 6, 1983), American businessman, was born in Candelaria, Nevada. ... Nickname: The Emerald City Location of Seattle in King County and Washington Coordinates: ) 47°36′N 122°19′W Country State County United States Washington King County Incorporated December 2, 1869 Mayor Greg Nickels Area    - City 369. ... 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Queen Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Orange-Nassau (August 31, 1880 - November 28, 1962) was Queen of the Netherlands from 1890 to 1948 and Queen Mother (with the title of Princess) from 1948 to 1962. ... The Peace Palace is located in the Hague, the Netherlands. ... Arms of The Hague Flag of The city of The Hague. ... 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... The Royal Navy of the United Kingdom is the senior service of the British armed services, being the oldest of its three branches. ... Battle of Heligoland Bight - Wikipedia /**/ @import /w/skins-1. ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... Suffragette with banner, Washington DC, 1918 The title of suffragette was given to members of the womens suffrage movement in the United Kingdom and United States, particularly in the years prior to World War I. The name was the Womens Social and Political Union (founded in 1903). ... The southern side of the White House The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States of America. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... PFC Spartak Varna is a historic Bulgarian football team based in Varna and founded on 28 August 1918. ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... A general strike is a strike action by an entire labour force in a city, region or country. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... city flag coat of arms Motto: By her great deeds, Marseille shines in the world Coordinates : , Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) Administration Subdivisions 16 arrondissements (in 8 secteurs) Département Bouches-du-Rhône (13) Région Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur Mayor Jean-Claude Gaudin (UMP) (since 1995... Location within France Coat of Arms of Toulon Toulon (Tolon in Provençal) is a city in southern France and a large military harbor on the Mediterranean coast, with a major French naval base. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1953 calendar). ... Nippon Television Tower (headquarters) in Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan Nippon Television Network Corporation ) (TYO: 9404 ) is a television network in Shiodome area of Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan owned by the Yomiuri Shimbun. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black) is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... A separate article is about the punk band called The Adolescents. ... Emmett Louis Bobo Till (July 25, 1941 – August 28, 1955) was an African-American teenager from Chicago, Illinois who was brutally murdered in a region of Mississippi known as the Mississippi Delta near the small town of Drew in Sunflower County. ... Official language(s) English Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Area  Ranked 32nd  - Total 48,434 sq mi (125,443 km²)  - Width 170 miles (275 km)  - Length 340 miles (545 km)  - % water 3  - Latitude 30°13N to 35°N  - Longitude 88°7W to 91°41W Population  Ranked 31st... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... Motown Records, Inc. ... The Marvelettes in the early 1960s. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... Civil rights or positive rights are those legal rights retained by citizens and protected by the government. ... The Lincoln Memorial, on the extended axis of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., is a United States Presidential Memorial built for United States President Abraham Lincoln. ... Nickname: DC, The District Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., with regard to the surrounding states of Maryland and Virginia. ... Martin Luther King redirects here. ... Martin Luther King, Jr. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... The Beatles (1960-1970) were an English music group from Liverpool who continue to be held in the highest esteem for their artistic achievements, their huge commercial success, their groundbreaking role in the history of popular music, and their contributions to popular culture. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Philadelphia race riot took place in the predominantly black neighborhoods of North Philadelphia from August 28 to August 30, 1964. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... Left: Rosa Hurricane, a heavy metal-style solid body guitar. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Riots occur when crowds of people have gathered and are committing crimes or acts of violence usually due to a perceived grievance or out of dissent. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... The 1968 National Convention of the U.S. Democratic Party was held in Chicago, Illinois from August 26 to August 29, 1968, for the purposes of choosing the Democratic nominee for the 1968 U.S. presidential election. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... The dollar (represented by the dollar sign: $) is the name of the official currency in several countries, dependencies and other regions. ... Japanese 10 yen coin (obverse) showing Phoenix Hall of Byodoin Yen is the currency used in Japan. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... For months before the Olympic Games, runners relay the Olympic Flame from Olympia to the opening ceremony. ... Munich (German: München, (pronounced listen) is the capital of the German Federal State of Bavaria (German: Freistaat Bayern). ... Mark Andrew Spitz (born February 10, 1950) is a Jewish American swimmer. ... Swimming is a technique that humans, and other animals, use to move through water using only movements of the body. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Marxism is the political practice and social theory based on the works of Karl Marx, a 19th century philosopher, economist, journalist, and revolutionary, along with Friedrich Engels. ... Extremism is the act of taking a belief, political view or ideology to its most literal extreme. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... The Provisional Irish Republican Army (PIRA) is a paramilitary group which aimed, through the use of violence, to achieve three goals: (i) British withdrawal from Ireland, (ii) the political unification of Ireland through the merger of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland , and (iii) the creation of an all... Map showing the location of Brussels in Belgium Brussels City Hall Emblem of the Brussels-Capital Region Flag of The City of Brussels Brussels (Dutch: Brussel, pronounced ; French: Bruxelles, pronounced in Belgian French and often by non-Belgian speakers of French; German: Brüssel) is the capital of Belgium, the... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta is recognized as the lead United States agency for protecting the public health and safety of people by providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships with state health departments and other organizations. ... Species Pneumocystis jiroveci (formerly ) Pneumocystis murina Pneumocystis A Pneumonia that affects individuals whose immunological defenses (immune system) have been compromised, that is caused by a microorganism (Pneumocystis Carinii) and that attacks esp. ... The Immune System (also known as the Immunlological System) is made up of all the mechanisms through which a multicellular organism defends itself from internal invaders such as bacteria, virus or parasites. ... Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS or Aids) is a collection of symptoms and infections in humans resulting from the specific damage to the immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for naval operations. ... Any holder of an office or of a post may bear the title officer. ... A prison is a place in which people are confined and deprived of a range of liberties. ... Espionage is the practice of obtaining information about an organization or a society that is considered secret or confidential (spying) without the permission of the holder of the information. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Ramstein airshow disaster is one of the worlds worst airshow disasters. ... Frecce Tricolori (Three-coloured Arrows) is the precision aerobatic demonstration team for the Italian Air Force. ... This article is about the year. ... Iraq is divided into 18 provinces or governorates, called muhafazat in Arabic (singular - muhafazah): See also List of places in Iraq External link http://www. ... The Plainfield Tornado occurred on August 28, 1990. ... The Village of Plainfield is a municipality located in Will County, Illinois. ... The city of Joliet is located 40 miles southwest of Chicago. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A motorman is the person who operates an electrified trolley car, tram, light rail, or rapid transit train. ... Union Square Union Square (also known as Union Square Park) is an important and historic intersection in New York City, located where Broadway and the Bowery came together in the early 19th century. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Qinghai (Chinese: 青海; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ching-hai; Postal System Pinyin: Tsinghai; Tibetan: མཚོ་སྔོན་ mtsho-sngon; Mongolian: Köke Naγur; Manchu: Huhu Noor) is a province of the Peoples Republic of China, named after the enormous Qinghai Lake. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal. // Events January Bill Clinton January 1 : North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect. ... Six color rainbow gay pride flag flying over Castro Street, San Francisco, June 2005 The gay pride or simply pride campaign of the gay rights movement has three main premises: that people should be proud of what they are, that sexual diversity is a gift, and that sexual orientation and... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sarajevo (Cyrillic: Сарајево) is the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, located at 43°52N and 18°25E. According to a 1991 census, its population was 529,672; currently estimated at around 600,000. ... Motto: none Anthem: Intermeco Capital Sarajevo Largest city Sarajevo Official language(s) Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian Government Republic  - Presidency members Sulejman Tihić1 (Bosniak) Borislav Paravac (Serb) Ivo Miro Jović (Croat)  - Prime Minister Adnan Terzic Independence From Yugoslavia   - Declared 5 April 1992  Area    - Total 51,197 km² (128th)   19,767 sq... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... The Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George Mountbatten-Windsor; born 14 November 1948), is the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. ... Diana Spencer redirects here. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... The National Assembly is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of Pakistan. ... The Quran [1] (Arabic: , literally the recitation; also called The Noble Quran; also transliterated as Quran, Koran, and Al-Quran, Turkish Kuran), is the central religious text of Islam. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Senate of Pakistan is the upper House of the bicameral Parliament of Pakistan. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... {{Katrina) nathan cuff got on my compute ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country State Parish United States Louisiana Orleans Founded 1718 Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 350. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger,greater) is in modern times the title of the highest ranking municipal officer, who discharges certain judicial and administrative functions, in many systems an elected politician, who serves as chief executive and/or ceremonial official of many types of municipalities. ... Ray Nagin Clarence Ray Nagin, Jr. ... Official language(s) English and French Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans at last census; probably Baton Rouge since Hurricane Katrina Area  Ranked 31st  - Total 51,885 sq mi (134,382 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 16  - Latitude 29°N to 33... A governor is a governing official, usually the executive (at least nominally, to different degrees also politically and administratively) of a non-sovereign level of government, ranking under the Head of state; furthermore the title applies to officials with a similar mandate as representatives of a chartered company which has... Kathleen Babineaux Blanco (born December 15, 1942) is an American politician. ... Lowest pressure 902 mbar (hPa) Damages $81. ... Official language(s) English and French Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans at last census; probably Baton Rouge since Hurricane Katrina Area  Ranked 31st  - Total 51,885 sq mi (134,382 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 16  - Latitude 29°N to 33...

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Events April 18 - Boleslaw I Chrobry is crowned as the first king of Poland. ... Emperor Go-Reizei (後冷泉天皇) (August 28, 1025 - May 22, 1068) was the 70th imperial ruler of Japan. ... Events Emperor Go-Sanjo ascends the throne of Japan William the Conqueror takes Exeter after a brief siege Births Henry I of England (d. ... Events January 15 - Russia cedes Livonia and Estonia to Poland February 24 - Pope Gregory XIII implements the Gregorian Calendar. ... Taichang Emperor Birth and death: Aug. ... Events September 6 - English emigrants on the Mayflower depart from Plymouth, England for the future New England and arrive at the end of the year. ... Events January 30 - The death of Pope Innocent IX during the previous year had left the Papal throne vacant. ... George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham by Rubens George Villiers (August 28, 1592 – August 23, 1628) was the 1st Duke of Buckingham of the second creation (1623) of that title and a favourite of King James I of England and then of Charles I. He was born in Brooksby, Leicestershire... Events March 1 - writs were issued in February 1628 by Charles I of England that every county in England (not just seaport towns) pay ship tax by this date. ... Events January 20 - Mathias becomes Holy Roman Emperor. ... Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn (August 28 1612, October 3 1653) was a Dutch scholar. ... Events February 2 - New Amsterdam (later renamed New York City) is incorporated. ... Battle of Gangut, by Maurice Baquoi, 1724-27. ... Anthony Ulrich (German: Anton Ulrich; 28 August 1714, Bevern – 4 May 1774, Kholmogory), Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, was generalissimus of the Army of Russia, and husband to Anna Leopoldovna, who was regent of Russia for one year. ... Chesma Column in Tsarskoe Selo, commemorating the end of the Russo-Turkish War. ... Events While in debtors prison, John Cleland writes Fanny Hill (Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure). ... Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. ... 1832 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Chesma Column in Tsarskoe Selo, commemorating the end of the Russo-Turkish War. ... St. ... The coronation banquet for George IV 1821 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Union Jack, flag of the newly formed United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. ... Antoine Augustin Cournot (28 August 1801‑ 31 March 1877) was a French philosopher and mathematician. ... 1877 (MDCCCLXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1814 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Sheridan Le Fanu Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (August 28, 1814 – February 7, 1873) was an Irish writer of short stories and mystery novels. ... 1873 (MDCCCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1828 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (Russian: , Lev Nikolaevič Tolstoj), commonly referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, (September 9, 1828 – November 20, 1910, N.S.; August 28, 1828 – November 7, 1910, O.S.) was a Russian novelist, philosopher, Christian anarchist, pacifist, educational reformer, vegetarian, moral thinker and an influential member of... 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... 1840 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Alexander Cameron Sim (1840-1900) was born in Aberlour, Scotland on August 28, 1840. ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Benjamin Godard (Paris August 18, 1849 – January 10, 1895 at Cannes) was a French composer probably best known as a writer of salon music. ... 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Vladimir Grigorievich Shukhov Vladimir Grigorievich Shukhov (Russian: ), (August 28 [O.S. August 16] 1853 - February 2, 1939) was a great Russian engineer renowned for his pioneering works on new methods of analysis for civil engineering that led to breakthroughs in industrial design of oil reservoirs, pipelines, boilers, ships and barges. ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Umberto Giordano (August 28, 1867 - November 12, 1948) was a composer, mainly of opera. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... 1878 (MDCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... George Hoyt Whipple (August 28, 1878 - February 1, 1976) was one of three recipients in 1934 of the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for their work on liver therapy in cases of anemia. ... Sir Edward Appletons medal Photographs of Nobel Prize Medals. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Karl Böhm (August 28, 1894 - August 14, 1981) was a noted conductor. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Elisha Scott was the Liverpool FC Goalkeeper of the 1920s. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Charlie Grimm (August 28, 1898 - November 15, 1983), was a popular major league baseball first baseman and manager, sometime radio broadcaster, and generally a goodwill ambassador for baseball. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Charles Boyer in Love Affair Charles Boyer (August 28, 1899 – August 26, 1978) was a French actor. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Bruno Bettelheim (August 28, 1903 - March 13, 1990) was an American writer and child psychologist. ... This article is about the year. ... 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Secondo Campini (born August 28, 1904 in Bologna, died February 7, 1980 in Milan) was an Italian engineer and one of the pioneers of the jet engine. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Sir John Betjeman CBE (28 August 1906 – 19 May 1984) was an English poet, writer and broadcaster who described himself in Whos Who as a poet and hack. He was born to a middle class family in Edwardian London. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Roger Tory Peterson (August 28, 1908 – July 28, 1996), a naturalist, ornithologist, artist, and educator, is held to be one of the founding inspirations for the 20th century environmental movement. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... Tjalling Charles Koopmans (August 28, 1910 – February 26, 1985) was the joint winner, with Leonid Kantorovich, of the 1975 Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. ... Sir Edward Appletons medal Photographs of Nobel Prize Medals. ... This article is about the year. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... Joseph Antoine Marie Hubert Luns ( August 28, 1911 - July 18, 2002) was a Dutch politician and former NATO secretary-general. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Robertson Davies in 1984 William Robertson Davies, CC, FRSC, FRSL (born August 28, 1913 at Thamesville, Ontario, and died December 2, 1995 at Orangeville, Ontario) was a Canadian novelist, playwright, critic, journalist, and professor. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Richard Tucker (August 28, 1913 – January 8, 1975) was an American tenor. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jack Vance John Holbrook Vance (b. ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal. // Events January Bill Clinton January 1 : North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect. ... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Sir Godfrey Newbold Hounsfield (28 August 1919 - 12 August 2004) was an English electrical engineer who shared the 1979 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with Allan McLeod Cormack for his part in developing the diagnostic technique of computerized axial tomography (CAT). ... Sir Edward Appletons medal Photographs of Nobel Prize Medals. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 3 - Babe Ruth is traded by the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees for $125,000, the largest sum ever paid for a player at that time. ... Frits Bernard (born 28 August, 1920 in Rotterdam[1], died 23 May, 2006[2]) was a Dutch psychologist, sexologist, and pedophile activist. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Janet Paterson Frame ONZ, CBE, (August 28, 1924 - January 29, 2004) was a New Zealand writer. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Peggy Ryan (born Margaret ORene Ryan on 28 August 1924 in Long Beach, California - 30 October 2004 in Las Vegas, Nevada) was an American dancer who starred in a series of movie musicals at Universal Studios tapping with Donald OConnor. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Donald Danny OConnor (August 28, 1925 - September 27, 2003) was a singer, dancer and actor who came to fame in a series of movies in which he co-starred with Francis, the talking mule. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Istvan Kertesz (August 28, 1929 – April 16, 1973) was a Hungarian conductor. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... The Killing of a Chinese Bookie DVD cover featuring Gazzara Ben Gazzara (born Biagio Anthony Gazzara on August 28, 1930, in New York City), is an actor in television and motion pictures. ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1931 calendar). ... John Shirley-Quirk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... Andy Bathgate Andrew James Bathgate, (Born - August 28, 1932 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) is a retired Canadian Professional Hockey Centerman who played 17 seasons in the National Hockey League for the New York Rangers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Donald Anton Denkinger (born August 28, 1936 in Cedar Falls, Iowa) is a former umpire in Major League Baseball who worked in the American League from 1968 to 1998. ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... For other uses, see Paul Martin (disambiguation). ... Stephen Harper is the current Prime Minister of Canada. ... Maurizio Costanzo is an Italian television anchorman born in Rome, August 28, 1938. ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ... Roger Pingeon was a French cyclist who won the 1967 Tour de France. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ... Baroness Sybille de Selys Longchamps (born August 28, 1941) is a Belgian aristocrat. ... 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ... Holmes Sterling Morrison, Jr (East Meadow, New York, August 28, 1942 – August 30, 1995 in Poughkeepsie, NY) was one of the founding members of influential rock group The Velvet Underground, playing lead, rhythm and bass guitar and singing backing vocals. ... The Velvet Underground (sometimes abbreviated as The Velvets or The V.U.) was an American rock band first active from 1965 to 1973. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... David Soul on-stage in 2006 as Mack Sennett in Mack & Mabel David Soul (born August 28, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American-born actor and singer best known for his role as the handsome police detective Ken Hutch Hutchinson in the cult television program Starsky and Hutch (1975... Lou Piniella, as manager of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, August 28, 2005. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... Marianne Yvonne Heemskerk (born August 28, 1944 in Rotterdam) is a former Dutch swimmer, who won the silver medal in the 100 Metres Butterfly at the 1960 Summer Olympics. ... Melvin Earl Dummar (born August 28, 1944) was a Willard, Utah service station owner who claimed that one evening in December 1967 he had picked up Howard Hughes along a desolate road in the Nevada desert. ... For other people named Howard Hughes, see Howard Hughes (disambiguation). ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... Liza Wang (汪明荃, born August 28, in Shanghai) (formally known as Miss Wang Ming-chun, Elizabeth,S.B.S., and informally as The Big Sister) is an accomplished diva, actress and performer in the Hong Kong entertainment industry. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... Danny Seraphine (b. ... Chicago is a rock band that was formed in 1967 in Chicago, Illinois. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Rita Frances Dove (born August 28, 1952 in Akron, Ohio, USA) is an African American United States poet and author. ... Wendelin Wiedeking, Current President and CEO of Porsche. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Daniel Stern Daniel Stern (born August 28, 1957, in Bethesda, Maryland), is an American television and film actor. ... Rick Rossovich (born August 28, 1957 in Palo Alto, California) is an American actor. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Scott Scovell Hamilton (born August 28, 1958 in Toledo, Ohio (USA)) is an American figure skater and Olympic gold medalist known for his originality and engaging on-ice personalities. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Emma Samms Emma Samms (born Emma Samuelson on 28 August 1960, in London) is a British television actress // Career Samms played Holly Sutton Scorpio on the daytime soap opera General Hospital from 1982 to 1985, and from 1992 to 1993 and again in 2006. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... Kim Appleby on the cover of her single If You Cared in 1990. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Amanda Tapping Amanda Tapping (born 28 August 1965) is a Canadian actress. ... Shania Twain, OC (born August 28, 1965 in Windsor, Ontario) is a Canadian singer and songwriter who has enjoyed popular if not critical success in the country and pop music genres. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... José René Higuita Zapata (born August 28, 1966 in Medellín) is a Colombian football goalkeeper, who played 69 international matches for the Colombian team, in which he scored three goals. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Billy Boyd appearing at Comic Con 2004 Billy Boyd (born 28 August 1968 in Glasgow) is a Scottish actor most widely known for playing Peregrin Took in the film adaptations of The Lord of the Rings (2001-2003) and Barrett Bonden in Peter Weirs film Master and Commander: The... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... Jason Priestley as Jack Harper in Tru Calling Jason Priestley (born August 28, 1969), actor, was born in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... Jack Black at the King Kong premiere in Berlin Jack Black (born Thomas J. Black, Jr. ... Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born June 18, 1942) is a British singer, musician and songwriter, who first came to prominence as a member of The Beatles. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... Todd James Eldredge (born August 28, 1971 in Chatham, Massachusetts) is an American figure skater. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... Janet Beth Evans (born August 28, 1971) is a record-breaking American competitive swimmer. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Gareth Farrelly (born August 28, 1975 in Dublin) is an Irish footballer, currently player manager of Bohemian F.C.. Gareth played his schoolboy football with Home Farm. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... Jess Margera (born August 28, 1978 in West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States) is the drummer in the bands CKY, Foreign Objects, and Gnarkill. ... Linda Miles, also known as Shaniqua, (born August 28, 1978 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is an American professional wrestler and professional wrestling manager. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... Robert Hoyzer (born August 28, 1979 in Berlin, Germany) is a former football referee who scandalized German football by fixing matches. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Ruth Ellen Riley (born August 28, 1979) is an American professional basketball player (a center) in the Womens National Basketball Association and the National Womens Basketball League. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Theodore Lester (T.J.) Beam (born August 28, 1980 in Scottsdale, Arizona) is a minor league relief pitcher in the New York Yankees organization. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Martin Erat (Born August 28, 1981, in TÅ™ebíč, Czechoslovakia), is a professional ice hockey player. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... LeAnn Rimes Margaret LeAnn Rimes (born August 28, 1982 in Jackson, Mississippi) is a popular American country music singer. ... This article is about the year. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Cpl Gilad Shalit Gilad Shalit (Hebrew: , born 28 August 1986) is a corporal in the Israel Defense Forces. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kyle Orlando Massey (born August 28, 1991 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American actor. ...

Deaths

// Events Bahram IV becomes king of Persia. ... Magnus Maximus. ... Usurpers were a common feature of the late Roman Empire, especially from the so-called crisis of the third century onwards, when political instability became the rule. ... Solidus minted in Thessalonica to celebrate the marriage of Valentinian III to Licinia Eudoxia, daughter of the Eastern Emperor Theodosius II. On the reverse, the three of them in wedding dresses. ... Events Saint Patrick reaches Ireland on his missionary expedition. ... For the first Archbishop of Canterbury, see Saint Augustine of Canterbury Aurelius Augustinus, Augustine of Hippo, or Saint Augustine (November 13, 354 – August 28, 430) was one of the most important figures in the development of Western Christianity. ... Events Gallus deposed, executed at Antioch. ... Events The Queens College, a constituent college of the University of Oxford, is founded. ... King Levon V doing justice by Sarkis Pitzak, 1331 Leo (also Leon or Levon) V of Armenia (1309 – August 28, 1341) was king of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia, ruling from 1320 to 1341. ... Events August 15 - The city of Rhodes surrenders to the forces of the Knights of St. ... Events May 3 - Mehmed II, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire dies and is succeeded by his son Beyazid II. May 21 - Christian I, King of Denmark and Norway dies and is succeeded by his son John (1481-1513) With the death of Duke Charles IV of Anjou, Anjou was reverted... Afonso V of Portugal (Portuguese pron. ... Events June 1 - Battle of San Romano - Florence defeats Siena foundation of Université de Caen In the end of the Hook and Cod wars, Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut and Holland is forced by Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy, to abdicate all her estates in his favour; end of Hainaut... // Events January 10 - Archbishop Laud executed on Tower Hill, London. ... Hugo Grotius Hugo Grotius (Huig de Groot, or Hugo de Groot; Delft, 10th April 1583 - Rostock, 28th August 1645) worked as a jurist in the United Provinces (now the Netherlands) and laid the foundations for international law, based on natural law. ... 1583 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... Events April 5 - Signing of the Treaty of Westminster, ending the First Anglo-Dutch War. ... Count Axel Gustafsson Oxenstierna   listen? or Oxenstjerna (June 16, 1583 - August 28, 1654), Lord High Chancellor of Sweden, was born at FÃ¥nö in Uplandia, and received his education with his brothers at the universities of Rostock, Jena and Wittenberg. ... 1583 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... Events August 10 - Treaty of Nijmegen ends the Dutch War. ... John Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton (1602 – August 28, 1678) was the fifth and youngest son of Sir Maurice Berkeley. ... This page is about the year. ... 1757 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... This article is about David Hartley, the philosopher. ... // Events Construction begins on Blenheim Palace, in Oxfordshire, England. ... 1784 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Fray Junípero Serra. ... // Events April 11 - War of the Spanish Succession: Treaty of Utrecht June 23 - French residents of Acadia given one year to declare allegiance to Britain or leave Nova Scotia Canada first Orrery built by George Graham Ongoing events Great Northern War (1700-1721) War of the Spanish Succession (1702-1713... 1785 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Jean-Baptiste Pigalle (January 26, 1714 - August 28, 1785), French sculptor, was born in Paris. ... Battle of Gangut, by Maurice Baquoi, 1724-27. ... 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Adam Philippe, Comte de Custine (1740 - August 28, 1793), French general, began his military career in the Seven Years War. ... Events May 31 - Friedrich II comes to power in Prussia upon the death of his father, Friedrich Wilhelm I. October 20 - Maria Theresia of Austria inherits the Habsburg hereditary dominions (Austria, Bohemia, Hungary and present-day Belgium). ... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Alexander Carlyle (January 26, 1722 _ August 28, 1805) was a Scottish church leader. ... // Events Abraham De Moivre states De Moivres theorem connecting trigonometric functions and complex numbers Publication of the first book of Bachs Well-Tempered Clavier Fall of Persias Safavid dynasty during a bloody revolt of the Afghani people. ... 1818 (MDCCCXVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar. ... Jean-Baptiste Point du Sable (c. ... 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Andrew Ellicott on a miniature portrait from 1799. ... 1754 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1839 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... William Smith. ... 1769 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday. ... Henry Sidgwick Henry Sidgwick (May 31, 1838–August 28, 1900) was an English philosopher. ... | Jöns Jakob Berzelius, discoverer of protein 1838 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Frederick Law Olmsted, oil painting by John Singer Sargent, 1895, Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina Frederick Law Olmsted (April 26, 1822 – August 28, 1903) was a United States landscape architect, famous for designing many well-known urban parks, including Central Park and Prospect Park in New York City, the country... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Louis Botha Louis Botha (September 17, 1862-August 27, 1919) was an Afrikaner and first Prime Minister of the modern South African state, then called the Union of South Africa. ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... Tsar Boris III of Bulgaria, (photographed in 1933) Tsar Boris III of Bulgaria (January 30, 1894 – August 28, 1943), originally Boris Klemens Robert Maria Pius Ludwig Stanislaus Xaver, son of Ferdinand I, came to the throne in 1918 upon the abdication of his father, following Bulgarias defeat in World... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Emmett Louis Bobo Till (July 25, 1941 – August 28, 1955) was an African-American teenager from Chicago, Illinois who was brutally murdered in a region of Mississippi known as the Mississippi Delta near the small town of Drew in Sunflower County. ... Historically, the Civil Rights Movement was a concentrated period of time around the world of approximately one generation (1960-1980) wherein there was much worldwide civil unrest and popular rebellion. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Portrait of Martinů Bohuslav Martinů ( ) (IPA: ) (born in Polička, December 8, 1890 – August 28, 1959) was a Czech composer. ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Giulio (Yoel) Racah (1909 - August 28, 1965) was an Israeli physicist and mathematician. ... 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Church of the Holy Trinity in Vienna-Mauer Fritz Wotruba (born April 23, 1907 in Vienna, died August 28, 1975 in Vienna) is one of the most notable Austrian 20th century sculptors. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Béla Guttman (Budapest, March 13, 1900 – August 28, 1981) was a Hungarian football manager who led many successful teams. ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday. ... This article is about the year. ... Ruth Gordon (October 30, 1896 – August 28, 1985) was an American actress and screenwriter who was perhaps best known for her role as the oversolicitous neighbor in Roman Polanskis adaptation of Ira Levins novel Rosemarys Baby, for which she won the 1968 Academy Award for Best Supporting... 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Statue of John Huston, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico John Marcellus Huston (August 5, 1906 – August 28, 1987) was an American film director and actor. ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... This article is about the year. ... Willy Vandersteen (February 15, 1913 at Antwerp - August 28, 1990) was a Flemish creator of comic books. ... 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Topps baseball card - 1957 Series, #196   Lawrence Curtis (Larry) Jackson (June 2, 1931 - August 28, 1990) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the St. ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1931 calendar). ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... William Edgar Stafford (January 17, 1914 – August 28, 1993) was an American poet and pacifist, and the father of poet and essayist Kim Stafford. ... 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Michael Ende (November 12, 1929 - August 29, 1995) was a German writer of fantasy novels and childrens books and part of the anthroposophical movement. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Esther Szekeres (born Klein) (February 20, 1910 – 28 August 2005) was a Hungarian-Australian mathematician. ... 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... George Szekeres, 2001 George Szekeres (May 29, 1911 — August 28, 2005) was a Hungarian-Australian mathematician. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... Jesse Pintado is an American guitar player. ... Terrorizer was a grindcore band formed in 1986 in Los Angeles, California, United States. ... Napalm Death is a grindcore/death metal band formed in the village of Meriden near Birmingham, England in 1982 by Nicholas Bullen and Miles Ratledge. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ...

Holidays and observances

Liberation Day is a day, often a public holiday, that marks the liberation of a place, similar to an independence day. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Christianity. ... For the first Archbishop of Canterbury, see Saint Augustine of Canterbury Aurelius Augustinus, Augustine of Hippo, or Saint Augustine (November 13, 354 – August 28, 430) was one of the most important figures in the development of Western Christianity. ... Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in all South Slavic languages, Југославија in Serbian and Macedonian Cyrillic) is a term used for the three separate but successive political entities that existed during most of the 20th century on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe. ... Russian Orthodox Icon of the Theotokos Theotokos is a Greek word that means God-bearer or Mother of God. It is a title assigned by the early Christian Church to Mary, the mother of Jesus, at the Third Ecumenical Council held at Ephesus in 431. ...

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August 27 - August 29 - July 28 - September 28 – listing of all days August 27 is the 239th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (240th in leap years), with 126 days remaining. ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... July 28 is the 209th day (210th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 156 days remaining. ... September 28 is the 271st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (272nd in leap years). ... Condensed list of historical anniversaries. ...

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