THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 2812


This day in #history 2812
DECEMBER 28TH

1065 – Westminister Abbey consecrated in London

1836 – Spain recognizes independence of Mexico

1846 – Iowa becomes 29th state

1860 – Harriet Tubman arrives in Auburn NY, on her last mission to free slaves, evading capture for 8 years on the Underground Railroad

1906 – Ecuador adopts its constitution

1970 – Yemen Arab Republic ( North Yemen) adopts constitution

1976 – Winnie Mandela banished in South Africa

2007 – Nepal declared a federal democratic Republic by interim parliament, abolishing the monarchy

2012 – Vladimir Putin signs into law a ban on US
adoption of Russian children

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1856 – [Thomas] Woodrow Wilson, Staunton Va , (28 pres- D- 1912- 21, Nobel 1919)

1954 – Denzel Washington , Mount Vernon NY , actor ( Dr Chandler- St Elsewhere )

FAMOUS DEATHS

2010 – Billy Taylor, American musician (b . 1921)

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