Today in History

Today in History

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 28, the 271st day of 2022. There are 94 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Sept. 28, 1928, Scottish medical researcher Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the first effective antibiotic.On this date:In 1781, American forces in the Revolutionary War, backed by a French fleet, began their successful siege of Yorktown, Virginia.In 1841, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow completed his poem “Excelsior . . .