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  • Mexico City, Mexico
    Tuesday Nov 28, 1876

    Mexican Revolution

    Díaz Seized The Presidency

    Mexico City, Mexico
    Tuesday Nov 28, 1876

    As a military man himself, and one who had intervened directly in politics to seize the presidency in 1876, Díaz was acutely aware that the Federal Army could oppose him. He augmented the rurales, a police force created by Juárez, making them his personal armed force. The rurales were only 2,500 in number, as opposed to the 30,000 in the Federal Army and another 30,000 in the Federal Auxiliaries, Irregulars, and National Guard. Despite their small numbers, the rurales were highly effective in bringing control to the countryside, especially along the 12,000 miles of railway lines. They were a mobile force, often put on trains with their horses to put down rebellions in relatively remote areas of Mexico.




  • Kinsman, Ohio, U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 28, 1883

    Sojourner Truth

    Funeral

    Kinsman, Ohio, U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 28, 1883

    On November 28 her funeral was held at the Congregational-Presbyterian Church officiated by its pastor, the Reverend Reed Stuart. Some of the prominent citizens of Battle Creek acted as pall-bearers. Truth was buried in the city's Oak Hill Cemetery.




  • South Africa
    Tuesday Nov 28, 1899

    Second Boer War

    Battle of Modder River

    South Africa
    Tuesday Nov 28, 1899

    The Battle of Modder River (known in Afrikaans as Slag van die Twee Riviere, which translates as "Battle of the two rivers") was an engagement in the Boer War, fought at Muddy River, on 28 November 1899. A British column under Lord Methuen, that was attempting to relieve the besieged town of Kimberley, forced Boers under General Piet Cronjé to retreat to Magersfontein, but suffered heavy casualties themselves.




  • China
    Tuesday Nov 28, 1911

    Xinhai Revolution

    Wuchang and Hanyang Had Fallen back To The Qing Army

    China
    Tuesday Nov 28, 1911

    On 28 November 1911, Wuchang and Hanyang had fallen back to the Qing army




  • Ayala, Morelos, Mexico
    Tuesday Nov 28, 1911

    Mexican Revolution

    Plan of Ayala

    Ayala, Morelos, Mexico
    Tuesday Nov 28, 1911

    In response to this lack of action, Zapata promulgated the Plan de Ayala in November 1911, declaring himself in rebellion against Madero. He renewed guerrilla warfare in the state of Morelos. Madero sent the Federal Army to deal with Zapata, unsuccessfully.




  • Cork, Ireland
    Sunday Nov 28, 1920

    Irish War of Independence

    Ambushed a patrol of Auxiliaries

    Cork, Ireland
    Sunday Nov 28, 1920

    On 28 November 1920, only a week after Bloody Sunday in Dublin, the west Cork unit of the IRA, under Tom Barry, ambushed a patrol of Auxiliaries at Kilmichael in County Cork, killing all but one of the 18-man patrol.




  • Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Saturday Nov 28, 1942

    Penicillin

    Cocoanut Grove fire in Boston

    Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Saturday Nov 28, 1942

    In November 1942, survivors of the Cocoanut Grove fire in Boston were the first burn patients to be successfully treated with penicillin.


  • Timor-Leste
    Friday Nov 28, 1975

    Xanana Gusmão

    Fretilin declared The Independence of Portuguese Timor

    Timor-Leste
    Friday Nov 28, 1975

    On 28 November 1975, Fretilin declared the independence of Portuguese Timor as "The Democratic Republic of East Timor", and Gusmão was responsible for filming the ceremony.


  • Ross Island, Antarctica
    Wednesday Nov 28, 1979

    Plane Accidents

    Air New Zealand Flight 901

    Ross Island, Antarctica
    Wednesday Nov 28, 1979

    Air New Zealand Flight 901, an Antarctic sightseeing flight, on November 28, 1979, collided with Mount Erebus on Ross Island, Antarctica, killing all 237 passengers and 20 crew on board. The flight crew had not been informed that the computer coordinates for the flight path of the McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 had been changed the night before, directing the flight directly into Mount Erebus rather than the usual path down McMurdo Sound.


  • Iraq
    Friday Nov 28, 1980

    Iran–Iraq War

    Operation Morvarid

    Iraq
    Friday Nov 28, 1980

    On 28 November, Iran launched Operation Morvarid (Pearl), a combined air and sea attack which destroyed 80% of Iraq's navy and all of its radar sites in the southern portion of the country.


  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Saturday Nov 28, 1981

    Black Friday

    The earliest known published reference to this explanation occurs

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Saturday Nov 28, 1981

    When this was recorded in the financial records, once-common accounting practices would use red ink to show negative amounts and black ink to show positive amounts. Black Friday, under this theory, is the beginning of the period when retailers would no longer be "in the red", instead taking in the year's profits. The earliest known published reference to this explanation occurs in The Philadelphia Inquirer for November 28, 1981.


  • Iran
    Saturday Nov 28, 1981

    Iran–Iraq War

    Operation Tariq al-Qods

    Iran
    Saturday Nov 28, 1981

    On 29 November 1981, Iran began Operation Tariq al-Qods with three army brigades and seven Revolutionary Guard brigades.


  • Mongolia
    Tuesday Nov 28, 1989

    Mongolian Revolution of 1990

    Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj's Speech at The Young Artists' Second National Congress

    Mongolia
    Tuesday Nov 28, 1989

    On 28 November 1989, at the end of a speech at the Young Artists' Second National Congress, Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj said that Mongolia needed democracy and appealed for youth to collaborate to create democracy in Mongolia.


  • Downing Street, London, England
    Wednesday Nov 28, 1990

    Margaret Thatcher

    Resignation

    Downing Street, London, England
    Wednesday Nov 28, 1990

    On 14 November, Michael Heseltine mounted a challenge for the leadership of the Conservative Party. Opinion polls had indicated that he would give the Conservatives a national lead over Labour. Although Thatcher led on the first ballot with the votes of 204 Conservative MPs (54.8%) to 152 votes (40.9%) for Heseltine and 16 abstentions, she was four votes short of the required 15% majority. A second ballot was therefore necessary. Thatcher initially declared her intention to "fight on and fight to win" the second ballot, but consultation with her Cabinet persuaded her to withdraw. After holding an audience with the Queen, calling other world leaders, and making one final Commons speech, on 28 November she left Downing Street in tears. She reportedly regarded her ousting as a betrayal. Her resignation was a shock to many outside Britain, with such foreign observers as Henry Kissinger and Gorbachev expressing private consternation.


  • Paris, France
    Thursday Nov 28, 2002

    Eiffel Tower

    The tower received its 200,000,000th guest on 28 November 2002

    Paris, France
    Thursday Nov 28, 2002

    The tower received its 200,000,000th guest on 28 November 2002.


  • Paris, France
    Monday Nov 28, 2005

    Ronaldinho

    The Ballon D'or

    Paris, France
    Monday Nov 28, 2005

    The 2005 Ballon d'Or, given to the best football player in Europe as judged by a panel of sports journalists from UEFA member countries, was delivered to the Brazilian midfielder Ronaldinho on 28 November 2005.


  • Moscow, Russia
    Tuesday Nov 28, 2017

    Sooronbay Jeenbekov

    First foreign visit after assuming The Presidency

    Moscow, Russia
    Tuesday Nov 28, 2017

    He conducted his first foreign visit after assuming the presidency was to Russia where he met with Vladimir Putin.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 28, 2018

    Nancy Pelosi

    House Democrats nominated Pelosi to once again serve as speaker of the House

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 28, 2018

    On November 28, House Democrats nominated Pelosi to once again serve as speaker of the House.


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