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