December 28 in history: From foundation of Indian National Congress to natural disasters of Messina

Updated: Dec 30, 2019, 10:34 AM(IST)

Turning the pages of history on what happened today.

1612

Galileo Galilei observes the planet Neptune, but mistook it for a star.

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1885

Indian National Congress Party is founded

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1895

World’s first commercial movie screening takes place in Paris. 

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1908

Earthquake and tsunami hit Italian city of Messina, killing 70,000

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1972

Kim II Sung is named the N. Korea’s president under a new constitution

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