This Day in History: 0000-11-28

28 Nov – The Kingdom of Hawaii was recognized as an independent nation by the United Kingdom and by France (1795).
28 Nov – Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73, premiered at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig (1811).
28 Nov – Frank Duryea won the first automobile race in America, traveling 54 miles from Jackson Park in Chicago to Evanston, Illinois in 10 hours (1895).
28 Nov – British and Boers fought to a draw in the Battle of Modder River in the Second Boer War (1899).
28 Nov – After closing for the opening months of World War I, the New York Stock Exchange reopened (1914).