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By Tom Stamm
Today in Astronomy History
April 28, 585
The Battle of Halys is interupted by an unforeseen total eclipse of the sun interrupts a battle between the Medes and Lydians, bringing an end to their six year war.
April 28, 1686
The first volume of Isaac Newton's 'Principia' is published.
April 28, 1900
Radio Astronomer, Jan Oort is born. The Oort cloud bears his name
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