August 28: Major events of August 28 in Indian and world history:The major events of August 28 in Indian and world history are as follows:
1521: Soldiers of Sultan Suleiman I of Turkey captured Belgrade.
1600: Mughals capture Ahmednagar.
1845: First edition of famous magazine Scientific American published
1896: Famous Urdu poet Firak Gorakhpuri was born.
1904: First car rally was organized from Calcutta (now Kolkata) to Barrackpore.
1916: Germany declares war against Romania.
1928: Former chairman of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), M.G. K. Menon was born.
1952: 44th Chief Justice of India Jagdish Singh Khehar was born.
1972: The National Insurance Business Nationalization Bill was passed on this day.
1984: The Soviet Union conducted an underground nuclear test.
1986: Bhagyashree Sathe became the first woman to become a grandmaster in chess.
1999: Major Sameer Kotwal martyred in a fight with a faction of militants in Assam.
2008: Barack Obama became the first African American to be named as a presidential candidate.
2008: The Reserve Bank of India decided to remove all notices of 1999 and
2000 from circulation.
2008: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh declared Bihar floods as national disaster.
2008: Internationally renowned magazine Forbes named Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati among the 100 most powerful women in the world.
2017: PV Sindhu won a silver medal at the Badminton World Championship.
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