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Historical Events In August - 28

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1924  Georgian opposition stages the August Uprising against the Soviet Union on this day in history.  

1924  On this day in history janet Frame, NZ, novelist (Intensive Care, Owls Do Cry)  

1925  Meteorite falls on Ellemeet, Schouwen, Devil Island on August - 28.  

1925  Arkadi N Strugazki, USSR, sci-fi author (Tale of the Troika) on August - 28.  

1926  On August - 28 indian Emil Levsen pitches complete doubleheader victory (Red Sox)  

1928  James Wild, music teacher on August - 28.  

1929  Frank Woolley scores his 100th first-class hundred on August - 28.  

1929  Rokie Roker, Miami Fla, actress (Helen-Jeffersons) on this day in history.  

1930  Ben Gazzara, NYC, actor (Run for Your Life, QB VII) on this day in history.  

1930  On August - 28 alvar Gullstrand, Swedish optician (Nobel 1911), dies  

1931  John Perkins, rocker (Crew Cuts) on August - 28.  

1932  Andy Bathgate, Canada, NY Ranger (1958 NHL MVP) on August - 28.  

1937  On this day in history toyota Motors becomes an independent company.  

1938  Mauthausen concentration camp opens in Austria on this day in history.  

1939  On this day in history "Monty" becomes commandant of 3rd "Iron" Infantry division  

1940  On August - 28 french colonies Cameroon/Congo-Brazzaville support Gen De Gaulle  

1941  On this day in history the Dominion Observatory time becomes Canada's official time at 1 pm on this day.  

1941  8th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 37, All-Stars 13 (98,203) on August - 28.  

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 this day in history.  

1943  Boris III, of Saksen-Coburg, King of Bulgaria (1918-43), dies on August - 28.  

1944  On this day in history last German troops in Marseille surrendered & Toulon cleared  

1944  Ernst Thalmann, German communist, dies in Buchenwald on this day in history.  

1949  38th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1) on this day in history.  

1950  Earle & Roy Mack, purchase 54% of A's from Connie Mack Jr on August - 28.  

1951  On August - 28 braves sell pitcher Johnny Sain to the Yankees for $50,000  

1951  On August - 28 robert Walker, actor/writer (Bataan, Madame Curie), dies at 32  

1952  First guided missile launched from ship during Korean Conflict on this day in history.  

1952  German & Israeli reach accord about recovery payments on this day in history.  

1953  "Me & Juliet" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 358 performances on this day in history.  

1955  1st NFL preseason sudden death football, Rams beats Giants 23-17 on August - 28.  

1955  Emmett Till, kidnapped & lynched at 14, in Money Mississippi on August - 28.  

1956  On August - 28 england retain cricket Ashes, Jim Laker 46 wickets in the series  

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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  Motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school) was born on this day in history.  

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

1592  George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28) was born on this day in history.  

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

1667  Louise of Mecklenburg-G├╝strow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721) was born on August - 28.  

1673  On this day in history birth of conrad Michael Schneider, composer  

1691  On August - 28 birth of elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenb├╝ttel, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1750)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0388  On this day in history death of magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed  

0430  Aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75 on August - 28.  

0876  On August - 28 louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies  

1065  On August - 28 death of frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)  

1341  Death of King Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309) on August - 28.  

1481  Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies on August - 28.  

1484  Death of Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered on this day in history.  

1539  Death of Lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75 on this day in history.  

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