With an aim to help every competitive exam aspirants preparing for UPSC and other exams, safalta team has decided to provide details of most important events of India and World History that can boost the preparation of the students. In today's history, here are the most important incidents that took place on 28 Oct.


  • NASA successfully launches the Ares I-X mission, the only rocket launch for its later-cancelled Constellation program in 2009.
  • St. Louis beats Texas Rangers, 6-2 in Game 7 at Busch Stadium to win Cardinals' 11th Baseball World Series; Cards 3rd baseman David Freese MVP in 2011.
  • Syrian ceasefire collapses and 128 people are killed in ongoing civil war violence in 2012.
  • 15 people are killed and 33 injured by a series of Baghdad car bombings in 2012.
  • Pablo Sandoval is named MLB 2012 World Series MVP in 2012.
  • Longest ever 1st game of Baseball World Series (5h 9min), Kansas City Royals defeat New York Mets 5-4, also joint longest by innings in 2015.
  • World Heath Organization ranks Tuberculosis alongside HIV as world's deadliest infectious diseases, killing 1.2 million (2014) in 2015.
  • Research indicating Plague dates back to the Bronze age in skeletons 5,783 years old, published by University of Copenhagen team in "Cell" in 2015.
  • Third Republican presidential candidates debate run by CNBC in Boulder, Colorado in 2015.
  • Disney and Alessia Cara release the sing "How Far I'll Go" for the film "Moana" in 2016.
  • Twin car bomb attacks in Mogadishu, Somalia, kill at least 27, Islamist militant group al-Shabab claim responsibility in 2017.
  • As a result of the independence crisis, the Spanish government imposes direct rule on Catalonia, dismisses its government and calls for new elections in December in 2017.

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