World This Day in History: Oct. 28

07:41  28 october  2020
07:41  28 october  2020 Source:   foxnews.com

A gruesome murder in France rekindles the country’s debate on free speech and Islam

  A gruesome murder in France rekindles the country’s debate on free speech and Islam Muslims in France have been pressured to assimilate into the country’s secular culture. But at what cost?History and geography teacher Samuel Paty, 47, brought scrutiny this month when he showed his 12- to 14-year-old students two caricatures of Muhammad published by the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo — the same images that in 2015 inspired jihadists to kill 11 staff members at the magazine and six others in Paris. Parents and teachers at the school, located just 20 miles outside the capital, said Paty gave his Muslim pupils the opportunity to leave the classroom or look away so as not to anger them.

28 Oct , 1936- Spain Civil War. 1936 : As the Nationalist forces approach Madrid fears that the defense forces will quickly October 28 th, 1965 : The Gateway Arch, a 630 ft high parabola of stainless steel marking the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial on the Born This Day In History 28 th October.

Today in history – which major historical events happened on 28 October? Who was born on this date, who died? In which year did the birth or death What Happened On This Day – 28 October. 2007 Argentina Elects its First Female President. Former First Lady of Argentina, Cristina Fernández

On this day, Oct. 28 …

1886: The Statue of Liberty, a gift from the people of France, is dedicated in New York Harbor by President Grover Cleveland.

Also on this day:

  • 1726: The original edition of “Gulliver’s Travels,” a satirical novel by Jonathan Swift,  is first published in London.
  • 1858: Rowland Hussey Macy opens his first New York store at Sixth Avenue and 14th Street in Manhattan.
  • 1922: Fascism comes to Italy as Benito Mussolini takes control of the government.
  • 1940: Italy invaded Greece during World War II.
  • 1962: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev informs the United States that he has ordered the dismantling of missile bases in Cuba; in return, the U.S. secretly agrees to remove nuclear missiles from U.S. installations in Turkey.
  • 1976: Former Nixon aide John D. Ehrlichman enters a federal prison camp in Safford, Ariz. to begin serving his sentence for Watergate-related convictions. (He would be released in April 1978).
  • 1980: President Jimmy Carter and Republican presidential nominee Ronald Reagan face off in a nationally broadcast, 90-minute debate in Cleveland.
  • 2013: Penn State says it would pay $59.7 million to 26 young men over claims of child sexual abuse at the hands of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
  • 2019:  President tweets a photo of a hero U.S. military dog injured in the raid that claimed the life of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

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