ON THIS DAY: October 28

ON THIS DAY: October 28

ON THIS DAY IN TEENAGE HISTORY (1928), a group of young Indonesians gathered in Jakarta, Indonesia’s largest city, and pledged that they would be united under one motherland called Indonesia, one nation called Indonesia and one language — Bahasa Indonesia. A collection of more than 13,000 islands in southeastern Asia, Indonesia was a Dutch colony from 1800 to 1945. Youth Pledge Day is celebrated annually in Indonesia.

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