Events in History for Thursday April 28th 2016
- 1611 Establishment of the Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, The Catholic University of the Philippines, the oldest existing university in Asia and the largest Catholic university in the world.
- 1770 British Captain James Cook, aboard the Endeavour, lands at Botany Bay in Australia
- 1789 Fletcher Christian leads a mutiny on HMS Bounty against its captain William Bligh
- 1910 First night air flight by Claude Grahame-White in England
- 1937 1st commercial flight across Pacific operated by Pan Am
- 1977 Andreas Baader & members of Baader-Meinhoff jailed for life after a trial lasting nearly 2 years in Stuttgart, Germany