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Historical Events In August - 28

Thursday, 22 April 2021

1905  On this day in history cyril Walters, cricketer (solid England batsman of 30's)  

1906  John Betjeman, poet laureate of England (Mt Zion) on this day in history.  

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

1907  On August - 28 philip A Edwards, Brit Guiana, runner (Olympic-bronze-1928, 32, 36)  

1908  On August - 28 14th US Golf Open: Fred McLeod shoots a 322 at Myopia Hunt Club Mass  

1908  Roger Tory Peterson, NY, ornithologist/writer (How to Know Birds) on August - 28.  

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

1911  On this day in history jose Antonio Giron de Velasco, politician  

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

1913  Queen Wilhelmina opens Peace Palace (The Hague) on this day in history.  

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

1914  3rd day of battle at Tannenberg: violent German/Russian battles on this day in history.  

1914  Glenn Osser, Munising Mich, orch leader (Paul Whiteman Goodyear Revue) on August - 28.  

1914  On August - 28 anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, composer (Baba Yaga), dies at 59 [NS]  

1915  Max Robertson, British sports commentator on this day in history.  

1916  On this day in history italy declares war against Germany during WW I  

1916  Germany declares war on Romania on August - 28.  

1916  On August - 28 c Wright Mills, sociologist, writer (The Power Elite) [or May 28]  

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

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

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

1917  Jack Kirby, cartoonist (X-Men, Spiderman, Hulk, Capt America) on August - 28.  

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

1918  On this day in history 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  Louis Botha, South African Boer leader, dies on August - 28.  

1920  On August - 28 19th amendment acknowledges women's rights  

1921  On August - 28 2nd Pan-African Congress meets (London, Brussels & Paris)  

1921  Joop Doderer, Velsen Netherlands, actor (Swiebertje) on this day in history.  

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 August - 28.  

1922  The first radio commercial is broadcast. Queensboro Realty receives 10 minutes of air time on New York station WEAF for $100 on August - 28.  

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

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 this day in history birth of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068)  

1476  Motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school) was born on August - 28.  

1582  Taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620) was born on August - 28.  

1592  On this day in history birth of george Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28)  

1612  Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (d. 1653) was born on this day in history.  

1667  On this day in history 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.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0388  Death of Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed on August - 28.  

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 August - 28.  

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

1341  Death of King Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309) on this day in history.  

1481  On this day in history afonso V, King of Portugal, dies  

1484  On this day in history death of diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered  

1539  On this day in history death of lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75  

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