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.