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    History in 28th Sep

  • Siege of Yorktown begins

    American and French forces under General George Washington begin the Siege of Yorktown, encircling the British forces led by Lieutenant General Charles Cornwallis.

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  • Ed Sullivan born

    Famed television host and entertainer Ed Sullivan is born in New York City.

  • Ted Williams bats .400

    Boston Red Sox outfielder Ted Williams finishes the 1941 season with a .406 batting average, becoming the last man to bat over .400. Williams went 6-for-8 during a doubleheader on the final day of the season, pushing his average from .39955 up past .400. 

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