28 AUGUST 2021: This day in history

935: Saint Wenceslas is murdered by his brother, Boleslaus I of Bohemia

1066: William the Conqueror invades England landing at Pevensey Bay, Sussex

1781: 9,000 American and 7,000 French troops begin siege of Yorktown

1887: Yellow River or Huáng Hé floods in China, killing between 900,000 and 2 million people, one of the deadliest natural disasters in history

1939: German-Soviet Frontier Treaty is signed by Joachim von Ribbentrop and Vyacheslav Molotov; redraws German and Soviet spheres of influence in central Europe and transfers most of Lithuania to the USSR


Source: Onthisday.com


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