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1928 in Mandatory Palestine

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1928 in Mandatory Palestine

Events in the year 1928 in the British Mandate of Palestine.



  • High Commissioner - Herbert Onslow Plumer until 6 December; Sir John Chancellor
  • Emir of Transjordan - Abdullah I bin al-Hussein
  • Prime Minister of Transjordan - Hasan Khalid Abu al-Huda
  • Events

  • 20 February – The first Anglo-Tranjordanian treaty is concluded following which the Emirate of Transjordan becomes nominally independent, while Britain retains a degree of control over foreign affairs, armed forces, communications and state finances. The treaty fails to respond to Transjordanian demands for a fully sovereign and independent state.
  • 20 June - Seventh Palestine Arab Congress.
  • 25 July – The first national Transjordanian Congress is held in Amman and calls for an independent state and the protection of the people's rights.
  • 28 September – The Western Wall incident occurs at the site of the Western Wall in Jerusalem which leads to Muslim fears of Jewish intentions were to take possession of the Al Aqsa Mosque, and triggers the intercommonal violence that later spreads across the Palestine Mandate.
  • 4 December – The founding of the kibbutz Beit HaShita by members of "Kvuzat HaHugim" and members of "Tnuat HaMahanot HaOlim" from Haifa and Jerusalem.
  • 6 December – Sir John Chancellor assumes office as the High Commissioner of Palestine.
  • Notable births

  • 14 February – Avner Treinin, Israeli poet and chemist (died 2011).
  • 27 February – Ariel Sharon, 11th Prime Minister of Israel (died 2014).
  • 26 July – Netiva Ben-Yehuda, Israeli writer and lexicographer (died 2011).
  • 29 November – Shulamit Aloni, Israeli politician and left-wing activist (died 2014).
  • Full date unknown
  • Khaled al-Hassan, Palestinian Arab, founder member of Fatah (died 1994).
  • Bracha Eden, Israeli pianist (died 2006).
  • References

    1928 in Mandatory Palestine Wikipedia

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