HISTORY
28 August 2021: This day in history

1189: Third Crusade: the Crusaders begin the Siege of Acre under Guy of Lusignan

1609: English explorer Henry Hudson, discovers and explores Delaware Bay

1830: 1st American built locomotive, “Tom Thumb” races a horse-drawn car from Stockton and Stokes stagecoach company from Baltimore to Ellicott Mills. Let history record that due to mechanical problems the horse won!

1845: Scientific American magazine publishes its first issue

1963: Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his “I have a dream” speech addressing the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom civil rights march at Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.

 

Source: Onthisday.com

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