September 28th

-551 BC, Confucius was born in Zou, Lu state, China.

-1066, William the Conqueror invades England landing at Pavensey Bay, Sussex.

-1528, Spanish fleet sinks in Florida hurricane; about 380 died.

-1687, Venetians take Athens from the Turks.

-1701, Divorce legalized in Maryland.

-1785, Napoleon Bonaparte graduates from the military academy in Paris.

-1867, Toronto becomes capital of Ontario.

-1892, First night football game played (Mansfield, PA).

-1922, Benito Mussolini marches on Rome.

-1928, Prussia forbids speeches from Adolf Hitler.

-1945, Canadian football’s Calgary Bronks changes its name to Stampeders.

-1972, Canada defeats the USSR in the eight and final game of the ice hockey Summit Series.

Jean P.

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