1928 in Mandatory Palestine

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1928 in the British Mandate of Palestine


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1928 in the United Kingdom
Other events of 1928

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



  • 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.

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