28 April 2021: This day in history

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


Source: Onthisday.com


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