This Day in History on 28th April
The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.
On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 28th April. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.
1920: The All India Home Rule League elected Mahatma Gandhi as its President.
2001: Dennis Tito became the first travelers to travel under the space of money.
1969: Charles de Gaulle resigns as President of France.
1916: Establishment of Home rule league
Birthday / Anniversary:
1931: Madhu Mangesh Karnik, Marathi literary activist
1968: Andy Flower, South-African-Zimbabwean cricketer and coach
1942: Mike Brearley, English cricketer and psychoanalyst
1937: Saddam Hussein, Iraqi general and politician, 5th President of Iraq (d. 2006)
1854: Vasudev Ganesh Joshi also known as Vasukaka Joshi, was an Indian Freedom Fighter
1758: James Monroe, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 5th President of the United States (d. 1831)
Death / Death Anniversary:
1726: Thomas Pitt, British Governor of Chennai
1998: Ramakant Desai
1992: Vinayaka Krishna Gokak, writer in the Kannada language and a scholar of English and Kannada literatures.
1945: Benito Mussolini, Italian journalist and politician, 27th Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1883)