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Historical Events In August - 28

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

1905  Cyril Walters, cricketer (solid England batsman of 30's) on this day in history.  

1906  On August - 28 john Betjeman, poet laureate of England (Mt Zion)  

1907  United Parcel Service begins service, in Seattle on August - 28.  

1907  Philip A Edwards, Brit Guiana, runner (Olympic-bronze-1928, 32, 36) on this day in history.  

1908  14th US Golf Open: Fred McLeod shoots a 322 at Myopia Hunt Club Mass on this day in history.  

1908  On August - 28 roger Tory Peterson, NY, ornithologist/writer (How to Know Birds)  

1911  On August - 28 45.7 cm rainfall at St George, Georgia (state record)  

1911  Jose Antonio Giron de Velasco, politician on August - 28.  

1912  Ruurd Faber, mayor of Aalten (1971-75) on this day in history.  

1913  On this day in history queen Wilhelmina opens Peace Palace (The Hague)  

1913  John Terence Reese, bridge master on August - 28.  

1914  On August - 28 3rd day of battle at Tannenberg: violent German/Russian battles  

1914  On August - 28 glenn Osser, Munising Mich, orch leader (Paul Whiteman Goodyear Revue)  

1914  Anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, composer (Baba Yaga), dies at 59 [NS] on this day in history.  

1915  On August - 28 max Robertson, British sports commentator  

1916  Italy declares war against Germany during WW I on August - 28.  

1916  On August - 28 germany declares war on Romania  

1916  C Wright Mills, sociologist, writer (The Power Elite) [or May 28] on this day in history.  

1916  On this day in history francis W Warre-Cornish, Engl vice-provost of Eton (1893-1916), dies  

1917  10 suffragists arrested as they picket the White House on this day in history.  

1917  10 suffragists arrested as they picket White House on August - 28.  

1917  Jack Kirby, cartoonist (X-Men, Spiderman, Hulk, Capt America) on this day in history.  

1918  Tris Speaker suspended for season due to assault on ump Tom Connolly on August - 28.  

1918  On August - 28 alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician  

1919  General John Smuts becomes premier of South Africa on August - 28.  

1919  Ernest H Martin, [Markowitz], producer (Feuer & Martin-Chorus Line) on this day in history.  

1919  On this day in history louis Botha, South African Boer leader, dies  

1920  19th amendment acknowledges women's rights on this day in history.  

1921  On this day in history 2nd Pan-African Congress meets (London, Brussels & Paris)  

1921  On this day in history joop Doderer, Velsen Netherlands, actor (Swiebertje)  

1922  Joseph-Elzéar Bernier builds Craig Harbour, Canada's most northerly settlement to date at 76 degrees I0' N; on the Canadian Government Arctic Expedition on this day in history.  

1922  The first radio commercial is broadcast. Queensboro Realty receives 10 minutes of air time on New York station WEAF for $100 on this day in history.  

1922  1st Walker Cup: US beats England 8-4 on August - 28.  

1922  On August - 28 louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Eu/Brazil, dies at 80  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1025  On August - 28 birth of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068)  

1476  On August - 28 birth of motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school)  

1582  On August - 28 birth of taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620)  

1592  On August - 28 birth of george Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28)  

1612  Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (d. 1653) was born on August - 28.  

1667  On August - 28 birth of louise of Mecklenburg-G├╝strow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721)  

1673  Conrad Michael Schneider, composer was born on August - 28.  

1691  Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenb├╝ttel, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1750) was born on August - 28.  

Famous Deaths In August - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0388  On August - 28 death of magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed  

0430  On August - 28 aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75  

0876  Louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies on this day in history.  

1065  Death of Frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65) on August - 28.  

1341  On August - 28 death of king Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309)  

1481  Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies on this day in history.  

1484  Death of Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered on August - 28.  

1539  Death of Lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75 on August - 28.  

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