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