TODAY IN HISTORY
Sept. 28, 1066
William the Conqueror invaded England to claim the English throne. ALSO ON THIS DATE
Flogging was abolished as a form of punishment in the U.S. Navy.
Scottish medical researcher Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the first effective antibiotic.
Muhammad Ali kept his world heavyweight boxing championship with a close 15-round decision over Ken Norton at New York’s Yankee Stadium.
Jzzz great Miles Davis died in Santa Monica, California, at age 65.