On This Day

July 28, 1904 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Interior Minister of Russia, Vyacheslav Plehve is assassinated; as leader of the most reactionary elements of government, he was hated for his repressive policies
  • Rafael Reyes becomes dictator of Colombia after losing Panama

Birthdays in History

  • Selwyn Lloyd, British politician involved in Suez crisis, born in West Kirby, England (d. 1978)

Deaths in History

  • Vyacheslav von Plehve, Russian Minister of the Interior, killed by Jewish revolutionaries after a bomb is thrown at his carriage, dies at 58
1904 in History