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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.  

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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  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  On August - 28 birth of marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (d. 1653)  

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

1673  On August - 28 birth of conrad Michael Schneider, composer  

1691  Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenb├╝ttel, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1750) was born on this day in history.  

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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 August - 28.  

0430  Aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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

1065  Death of Frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65) on August - 28.  

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

1481  On this day in history afonso V, King of Portugal, dies  

1484  On August - 28 death of diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered  

1539  On August - 28 death of lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75  

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