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