Historical Events In August - 28
Saturday, 06 March 2021
1924 Georgian opposition stages the August Uprising against the Soviet Union on August - 28.
1924 Janet Frame, NZ, novelist (Intensive Care, Owls Do Cry) on August - 28.
1925 On this day in history 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 August - 28.
1928 James Wild, music teacher on August - 28.
1929 On this day in history frank Woolley scores his 100th first-class hundred
1929 Rokie Roker, Miami Fla, actress (Helen-Jeffersons) on August - 28.
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 John Perkins, rocker (Crew Cuts) on August - 28.
1932 On August - 28 andy Bathgate, Canada, NY Ranger (1958 NHL MVP)
1937 Toyota Motors becomes an independent company on this day in history.
1938 Mauthausen concentration camp opens in Austria on this day in history.
1939 "Monty" becomes commandant of 3rd "Iron" Infantry division on this day in history.
1940 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 8th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 37, All-Stars 13 (98,203)
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 August - 28 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 this day in history ernst Thalmann, German communist, dies in Buchenwald
1949 On August - 28 38th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1)
1950 On this day in history earle & Roy Mack, purchase 54% of A's from Connie Mack Jr
1951 On this day in history 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 On this day in history first guided missile launched from ship during Korean Conflict
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 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 August - 28.