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Today in History - April 28

0357 – Constantius II visited Rome for the first time.

1282 – Villagers in Palermo led a revolt against French rule in Sicily.

1635 – Virginia Governor John Harvey was accused of treason and removed from office. 587 more words

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Today In Charleston History: April 28

1865

Two dozen men from the local African Methodist Episcopal churches organized a group called “Friends of the Martyrs” and the Patriotic Association of Colored Men.” 239 more words

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28th April - Today In History

Born:

1924 Kenneth Kaunda (founding president of Zambia)

Died:

Benito Mussolini (Dictator of Italy)

On This Day:

1937 Pam Am flies the first commercial flight across the Pacific… 11 more words

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April 28th in history:

On April 28th, 1947, explorer Thor Heyerdahl and five crewmates began a voyage on the raft “Kon-Tiki,” to prove that people from South America could have settled Pacific islands. 80 more words

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French Disko: Ten English Speaking Songs That Contain French Lyrics. Charles de Gaulle Resigns As President of the French Republic. This Day in History, 28/04/1969.

1.  Stereolab ‘French Disko’

(from the Jenny Ondioline EP, 1993).

2.  Talking Heads ‘Psycho Killer’

(from the album Talking Heads: 77, 1977).

3.  Roxy Music ‘A Song For Europe’ 73 more words

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