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The Roman general Orestes forces western Roman Emperor Julius Nepos to flee his capital city, Ravenna. (28. August 475)

Theodoric, king of the Ostrogoths defeats Odoacer at the Battle of Isonzo, forcing his way into Italy. (28. August 489)

Silla–Tang armies crush the Baekje restoration attempt and force Yamato Japan to withdraw from Korea in the Battle of Baekgang. (28. August 663)

Third Crusade: the Crusaders begin the Siege of Acre under Guy of Lusignan (28. August 1189)

The Ottoman Turks occupy Belgrade. (28. August 1521)

The Kaqchikel Maya rebel against their former Spanish allies during the Spanish conquest of Guatemala. (28. August 1524)

Turkish–Portuguese War (1538–1557): Battle of Wofla: the Portuguese are scattered, their leader Christovão da Gama is captured and later executed. (28. August 1542)

Pedro Menéndez de Avilés sights land near St. Augustine, Florida and founds the oldest continuously occupied European-established city in the continental United States. (28. August 1565)

Henry Hudson discovers Delaware Bay. (28. August 1609)

Ferdinand II is elected emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. (28. August 1619)

Second Bishop's War: King Charles I's English army loses to a Scottish Covenanter force at the Battle of Newburn. (28. August 1640)

Siege of Colchester ended when Royalists Forces surrender to the Parliamentary Forces after eleven weeks, during the English Civil War. (28. August 1648)

Meidingnu Pamheiba is crowned King of Manipur. (28. August 1709)

William Herschel discovers a new moon of Saturn: Enceladus. (28. August 1789)

Battle of Grand Port – the French accept the surrender of a British Navy fleet. (28. August 1810)

The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's new Tom Thumb steam locomotive races a horse-drawn car, presaging steam's role in US railroading. (28. August 1830)

The Slavery Abolition Act 1833 receives Royal Assent, abolishing slavery through most the British Empire. (28. August 1833)

The first issue of Scientific American magazine is published. (28. August 1845)

After a month-long siege, Venice, which had declared itself independent as the Republic of San Marco, surrenders to Austria. (28. August 1849)

A geomagnetic storm causes the Aurora Borealis to shine so brightly that it is seen clearly over parts of USA, Europe, and even as far away as Japan. (28. August 1859)

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