TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - KICKOFF -

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT

Sept. 28, 1066

Wil­liam the Con­queror in­vaded Eng­land to claim the Eng­lish throne. ALSO ON THIS DATE

1850

Flog­ging was abol­ished as a form of pun­ish­ment in the U.S. Navy.

1928

Scot­tish med­i­cal re­searcher Alexan­der Flem­ing dis­cov­ered peni­cillin, the first ef­fec­tive an­tibi­otic.

1976

Muham­mad Ali kept his world heavy­weight box­ing cham­pi­onship with a close 15-round de­ci­sion over Ken Nor­ton at New York’s Yan­kee Sta­dium.

1991

Jzzz great Miles Davis died in Santa Mon­ica, Cal­i­for­nia, at age 65.

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