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Historical Events In August - 28

Sunday, 02 October 2022

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  On August - 28 meteorite falls on Ellemeet, Schouwen, Devil Island  

1925  Arkadi N Strugazki, USSR, sci-fi author (Tale of the Troika) on this day in history.  

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

1928  James Wild, music teacher on this day in history.  

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

1929  On August - 28 rokie Roker, Miami Fla, actress (Helen-Jeffersons)  

1930  Ben Gazzara, NYC, actor (Run for Your Life, QB VII) on August - 28.  

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

1931  On August - 28 john Perkins, rocker (Crew Cuts)  

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 August - 28.  

1939  "Monty" becomes commandant of 3rd "Iron" Infantry division on August - 28.  

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

1941  On August - 28 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  On August - 28 reigner cable is sent to Stephen S. Wise - specifying Nazi plans to exterminate almost 4 million Jews.  

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

1943  On August - 28 denmark, declares a universal strike against Nazi occupiers  

1943  On this day in history boris III, of Saksen-Coburg, King of Bulgaria (1918-43), dies  

1944  Last German troops in Marseille surrendered & Toulon cleared on August - 28.  

1944  Ernst Thalmann, German communist, dies in Buchenwald on August - 28.  

1949  38th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1) on August - 28.  

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

1951  On this day in history braves sell pitcher Johnny Sain to the Yankees for $50,000  

1951  On this day in history robert Walker, actor/writer (Bataan, Madame Curie), dies at 32  

1952  First guided missile launched from ship during Korean Conflict on August - 28.  

1952  On August - 28 german & Israeli reach accord about recovery payments  

1953  On August - 28 "Me & Juliet" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 358 performances  

1955  On this day in history 1st NFL preseason sudden death football, Rams beats Giants 23-17  

1955  On August - 28 emmett Till, kidnapped & lynched at 14, in Money Mississippi  

1956  On this day in history 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  Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068) was born on this day in history.  

1476  On this day in history birth of motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school)  

1582  On August - 28 birth of taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620)  

1592  On August - 28 birth of george Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28)  

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

1667  On this day in history birth of louise of Mecklenburg-G├╝strow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721)  

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

1691  On this day in history birth of elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenb├╝ttel, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1750)  

Famous Deaths In August - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0388  On August - 28 death of magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed  

0430  On this day in history aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75  

0876  On this day in history louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies  

1065  Death of Frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65) on this day in history.  

1341  On this day in history death of king Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309)  

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

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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