This Day In History – April 28

Today in Histroy

1611 Establishment of the Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, The Catholic University of the Philippines, oldest existing university in Asia and largest Catholic university in the world
1770 British Captain James Cook, aboard the Endeavour, lands at Botany Bay in Australia

1789 Fletcher Christian leads a mutiny on HMS Bounty against its captain William Bligh in the South Pacific
1910 First night air flight by Claude Grahame-White in England
1937 1st commercial flight across Pacific operated by Pan Am
1977 Andreas Baader and members of terrorist group the Red Army Faction (Baader-Meinhof Gang) jailed for life after a trial lasting nearly 2 years in Stuttgart, Germany

Today in TV & Movies

1965 Barbra Streisand stars on “My Name is Barbra” special on CBS

Today in Sports

2003 Andre Agassi recaptures the world no. 1 ranking to become the oldest top-ranked male in the history of the ATP rankings (33 years, 13 days)

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