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  • Leipzig, Germany
    Tuesday Jul 28, 1750

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Bach Death

    Leipzig, Germany
    Tuesday Jul 28, 1750

    Bach died on 28 July 1750 from complications due to the unsuccessful treatment.




  • Germany
    Tuesday Jul 28, 1914

    Adolf Hitler

    World War I

    Germany
    Tuesday Jul 28, 1914

    World War I Begun.




  • Spain
    Saturday Jul 28, 1917

    Spanish Civil War

    Spain was neutral in World War I

    Spain
    Saturday Jul 28, 1917

    Spain was neutral in World War I. Following the war, wide swathes of Spanish society, including the armed forces, united in hopes of removing the corrupt central government, but were unsuccessful. Popular perception of communism as a major threat significantly increased during this period.




  • Älmhult, Sweden
    Wednesday Jul 28, 1943

    IKEA

    Founding

    Älmhult, Sweden
    Wednesday Jul 28, 1943

    Ingvar Kamprad founded IKEA in 1943 as a mostly mail-order sales business. It began to sell furniture five years later.




  • Sabaneta, Venezuela
    Wednesday Jul 28, 1954

    Hugo Chávez

    Born

    Sabaneta, Venezuela
    Wednesday Jul 28, 1954

    He was born on 28 July 1954 in his paternal grandmother Rosa Inéz Chávez's home, a modest three-room house located in the rural village Sabaneta, Barinas State.




  • East Germany, Germany
    Thursday Jul 28, 1983

    Vladimir Putin

    Marriage

    East Germany, Germany
    Thursday Jul 28, 1983

    On 28 July 1983, Putin married Lyudmila Shkrebneva, and they lived together in East Germany from 1985 to 1990. They have two daughters, Mariya Putina, born 28 April 1985 in Leningrad, and Yekaterina Putina, born 31 August 1986 in Dresden, East Germany.




  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Saturday Jul 28, 1984

    Michael Jordan

    Summer Olympics

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Saturday Jul 28, 1984

    Won the gold medal in Summer Olympics.


  • Kerend-e Gharb, Kermanshah Province, Iran
    Thursday Jul 28, 1988

    Iran–Iraq War

    Recapturing Kerend-e Gharb

    Kerend-e Gharb, Kermanshah Province, Iran
    Thursday Jul 28, 1988

    The Iranians defeated the MEK in the city of Kerend-e Gharb on 29 July 1988.


  • California, U.S.
    Thursday Jul 28, 2011

    Java (programming language)

    Java SE 7

    California, U.S.
    Thursday Jul 28, 2011

    On July 28, 2011, Oracle released Java SE 7.


  • London, England
    Saturday Jul 28, 2012

    Michael Phelps

    The Two-time defending Olympic champion

    London, England
    Saturday Jul 28, 2012

    On July 28, 2012, Phelps placed eighth in the morning prelims for the 400-meter individual medley. Phelps, the two-time defending Olympic champion, won his heat in 4 minutes, 13.33 seconds with a time that was well off his world record of 4:03.84 set four years ago in Beijing, when Phelps won a record eight gold medals.


  • Brazil
    Thursday Jul 28, 2016

    Lula da Silva

    39-page petition

    Brazil
    Thursday Jul 28, 2016

    On 28 July 2016, Lula filed a 39-page petition with the UN's Human Rights Committee outlining alleged abuses of power. The petition claims that "Lula is a victim of abuse of power by a judge, with the complicity of prosecutors and the media". The petition was the first ever taken against Brazil which ratified the Committee’s protocol in 2009.


  • China
    Thursday Jul 28, 2016

    Uber

    Uber, legal in the country

    China
    Thursday Jul 28, 2016

    The Chinese government issues guidelines to make ride-hailing services, such as Uber, legal in the country.


  • Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Friday Jul 28, 2017

    Tesla, Inc.

    Delivering The First 30 Units of The Model 3

    Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Friday Jul 28, 2017

    The first 30 units were delivered at a special event on July 28, 2017.


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