OT: 9/28 AM Thread

Events on September 28th in History:

September 28th, 1791 – France becomes the first European country to emancipate its Jewish population.

September 28th, 1867 – Toronto becomes the capital of Ontario.

September 28th, 1867 – The United States takes control of Midway Island.

September 28th, 1918 – World War I: The Fifth Battle of Ypres begins.

September 28th, 1919 – Race riots begin in Omaha, Nebraska, US.

September 28th, 1928 – The U.K. Parliament passes the Dangerous Drugs Act outlawing cannabis.

September 28th, 1928 – Sir Alexander Fleming notices a bacteria-killing mold growing in his laboratory,
discovering what later became known as penicillin.

September 28th, 1939 – Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union agree on a division of Poland after their invasion during World War II.

September 28th, 1939 – Warsaw surrenders to Nazi Germany during World War II.

September 28th, 1944 – Soviet Army troops liberate Klooga concentration camp in KloogaEstonia.

September 28th, 1994 – The car ferry MS Estonia sinks in Baltic Sea, killing 852 people.

September 28th, 1996 – Former president of Afghanistan Mohammad Najibullah is tortured and brutally murdered by the Taliban.

September 28th, 1996 – New York Yankee Jim Leyritz is 2nd catcher to wear a hockey mask.

September 28th, 1996 – OriolesRoberto Alomar suspended 5 games for spitting at umpire.

September 28th,  2010 – One of Al Qaeda's top commanders, Sheikh Mohammad Fateh al Masri, is killed in a recent drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region.

Births on September 28th:

September 28th, 1962 – Grant Fuhr, Canadian hockey player.

September 28th, 1962 – Chuck Taylor, American music journalist.

September 28th, 1973 – Brian Rafalski, American ice hockey player.

September 28th, 1981 – José Calderón, Spanish basketball player.

September 28th, 1982 – Ray Emery, Canadian hockey player.

September 28th, 1982 – Dustin Penner, Canadian hockey player.

September 28th, 1984 – Ryan Zimmerman, American baseball player.

September 28th, 1986 – Zach Stewart, American baseball player.

Topic Questions:

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Favourite type of Pasta?

Favourite restaurant?

Favourite hip-hop/rap artist?

Favourite rock/metal artist?

Do you like techno, if so, who is your favourite DJ/techno artist?




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