Historical Events In August - 28
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
1924 On this day in history georgian opposition stages the August Uprising against the Soviet Union.
1924 On August - 28 janet Frame, NZ, novelist (Intensive Care, Owls Do Cry)
1925 Meteorite falls on Ellemeet, Schouwen, Devil Island on August - 28.
1925 On August - 28 arkadi N Strugazki, USSR, sci-fi author (Tale of the Troika)
1926 On August - 28 indian Emil Levsen pitches complete doubleheader victory (Red Sox)
1928 James Wild, music teacher on August - 28.
1929 On this day in history frank Woolley scores his 100th first-class hundred
1929 On August - 28 rokie Roker, Miami Fla, actress (Helen-Jeffersons)
1930 On this day in history ben Gazzara, NYC, actor (Run for Your Life, QB VII)
1930 Alvar Gullstrand, Swedish optician (Nobel 1911), dies on this day in history.
1931 John Perkins, rocker (Crew Cuts) on August - 28.
1932 On this day in history andy Bathgate, Canada, NY Ranger (1958 NHL MVP)
1937 On August - 28 toyota Motors becomes an independent company.
1938 Mauthausen concentration camp opens in Austria on August - 28.
1939 "Monty" becomes commandant of 3rd "Iron" Infantry division on August - 28.
1940 French colonies Cameroon/Congo-Brazzaville support Gen De Gaulle on August - 28.
1941 The Dominion Observatory time becomes Canada's official time at 1 pm on this day on August - 28.
1941 On August - 28 8th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 37, All-Stars 13 (98,203)
1942 Reigner cable is sent to Stephen S. Wise - specifying Nazi plans to exterminate almost 4 million Jews on August - 28.
1942 9th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 21, All-Stars 0 (101,100) on August - 28.
1943 Denmark, declares a universal strike against Nazi occupiers on August - 28.
1943 On August - 28 boris III, of Saksen-Coburg, King of Bulgaria (1918-43), dies
1944 Last German troops in Marseille surrendered & Toulon cleared on August - 28.
1944 On August - 28 ernst Thalmann, German communist, dies in Buchenwald
1949 On August - 28 38th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1)
1950 Earle & Roy Mack, purchase 54% of A's from Connie Mack Jr on this day in history.
1951 On this day in history braves sell pitcher Johnny Sain to the Yankees for $50,000
1951 Robert Walker, actor/writer (Bataan, Madame Curie), dies at 32 on August - 28.
1952 First guided missile launched from ship during Korean Conflict on August - 28.
1952 On this day in history german & Israeli reach accord about recovery payments
1953 "Me & Juliet" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 358 performances on August - 28.
1955 1st NFL preseason sudden death football, Rams beats Giants 23-17 on this day in history.
1955 On August - 28 emmett Till, kidnapped & lynched at 14, in Money Mississippi
1956 On August - 28 england retain cricket Ashes, Jim Laker 46 wickets in the series