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 This day in History - July 28
369 Historic Events for July 28
1864

Johann Hermann Kufferath, composer, dies at 67

Death
1866

Metric system becomes a legal measurement system in US

Event
1866

Beatrix Potter, England, children's author (Tale of Peter Rabbit)

Birth
1868

Thomas P Krag, Norwegian writer (Jon Graeff, Ulf Ran)

Birth
1868

George Morren, Flemish painter/sculptor

Birth
1868

14th Amendment ratified, grants citizenship to ex-slaves

Event
1869

Carl G Carus, German arts/psychologist/philosopher, dies

Death
1870

Henri Jaspar, premier of Belgium (1927-31)

Birth
1872

Albert P Sarraut, Fren gov-gen of Indo-China (1911..19)/PM (1933/36)

Birth
1872

Friedrich Kaiser, astronomer (Kaiser-Compass), dies

Death
1874

Ernst Cassirer, Germany, philosopher/educator (Essay on Man)

Birth
1882

Opera "Parsifal" is produced (Beirut)

Event
1883

Shocks triggered by volcano Epomeo (Isle of Ischia, Italy) destroyed 1,200 houses at Casamicciola killing 2,000

Event
1886

English Salisbury govt forms

Event
1887

NY Ranger center Mark Messier signs with Vancouver for $20M for 3 yrs

Event
1887

Marcel Duchamp, French painter (Nude Descending a Staircase)

Birth
1890

Marie Lohr, Sydney Australia, actress (Pygmalion, Small Hotel)

Birth
1891

Ron Oxenham, cricketer (Australian all-rounder 1928-32)

Birth
1892

Joe E Brown, Holgate Ohio, comedian (Buck Circus Hour)

Birth
1892

Petro Petridis, Greek composer (Isotope Suite)

Birth
1893

Rued Immanuel Langgaard, composer

Birth
1895

Joannes Kappeyne van Coppello, Internal minister (1877-89), dies at 72

Death
1896

City of Miami incorporated

Event
1897

Emmy Arbous, [Emilia J Henke], Dutch actress (Little Rascal)

Birth
1898

Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Retired Colourman"(BG)

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