A Brief History
This article presents a chronological list of notable events that happened on July 28th. For each date below, please click on the date to be taken to an article covering that date’s event.
On July 28, 1854, the USS Constellation was commissioned, a sloop-of-war, the last sail-only warship for the US Navy.
On July 28, 1866, Helen Beatrix Potter was born in London, England, to a moderately well to do family of Unitarians.
On July 28, 1866, Vinnie (Lavinia) Ream, an 18 year old girl became the first woman in the United States to win a commission for a statue, that of the recently deceased President Lincoln.
On July 28, 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Empire declared war on Serbia, starting World War I.
On July 28, 1935, the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress first took flight, starting a career that many claim as the greatest bomber aircraft of all time.
On July 28, 1935, the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress made its initial flight.
Crime drama fans had their chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see Stillwater on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at 7:00 PM at Cinemark At Valley View & XD in Valley View, Ohio!
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For more information, please see…
Andrews, John and Matt Baker. Timeline of World History. Thunder Bay Press, 2020.
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