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Historical Events In August - 28

Friday, 18 September 2020

1924  On August - 28 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 this day in history.  

1925  On this day in history arkadi N Strugazki, USSR, sci-fi author (Tale of the Troika)  

1926  Indian Emil Levsen pitches complete doubleheader victory (Red Sox) on this day in history.  

1928  James Wild, music teacher on August - 28.  

1929  On this day in history frank Woolley scores his 100th first-class hundred  

1929  On this day in history rokie Roker, Miami Fla, actress (Helen-Jeffersons)  

1930  On August - 28 ben Gazzara, NYC, actor (Run for Your Life, QB VII)  

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

1931  On this day in history john Perkins, rocker (Crew Cuts)  

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

1937  On August - 28 toyota Motors becomes an independent company.  

1938  On this day in history mauthausen concentration camp opens in Austria  

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

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

1942  On August - 28 reigner cable is sent to Stephen S. Wise - specifying Nazi plans to exterminate almost 4 million Jews.  

1942  On August - 28 9th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 21, All-Stars 0 (101,100)  

1943  On this day in history denmark, declares a universal strike against Nazi occupiers  

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

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  Braves sell pitcher Johnny Sain to the Yankees for $50,000 on this day in history.  

1951  Robert Walker, actor/writer (Bataan, Madame Curie), dies at 32 on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1956  England retain cricket Ashes, Jim Laker 46 wickets in the series on this day in history.  

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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  On August - 28 birth of taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620)  

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

1612  On this day in history birth of marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (d. 1653)  

1667  Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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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 this day in history.  

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

0876  Louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies on August - 28.  

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 this day in history.  

1481  Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies on this day in history.  

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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