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Historical Events In August - 28

Thursday, 09 December 2021

1924  On this day in history 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 August - 28.  

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 August - 28.  

1928  On this day in history james Wild, music teacher  

1929  On this day in history frank Woolley scores his 100th first-class hundred  

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 this day in history 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  Toyota Motors becomes an independent company on August - 28.  

1938  On August - 28 mauthausen concentration camp opens in Austria  

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

1940  French colonies Cameroon/Congo-Brazzaville support Gen De Gaulle on this day in history.  

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  Reigner cable is sent to Stephen S. Wise - specifying Nazi plans to exterminate almost 4 million Jews on August - 28.  

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

1943  Denmark, declares a universal strike against Nazi occupiers on August - 28.  

1943  On August - 28 boris III, of Saksen-Coburg, King of Bulgaria (1918-43), dies  

1944  On August - 28 last German troops in Marseille surrendered & Toulon cleared  

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  Braves sell pitcher Johnny Sain to the Yankees for $50,000 on this day in history.  

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 August - 28.  

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

1955  On August - 28 1st NFL preseason sudden death football, Rams beats Giants 23-17  

1955  On this day in history emmett Till, kidnapped & lynched at 14, in Money Mississippi  

1956  England retain cricket Ashes, Jim Laker 46 wickets in the series on this day in history.  

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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 August - 28 birth of motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school)  

1582  On this day in history birth of taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620)  

1592  On this day in history birth of george Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28)  

1612  Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (d. 1653) was born on this day in history.  

1667  Louise of Mecklenburg-G├╝strow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721) was born on this day in history.  

1673  Conrad Michael Schneider, composer was born on August - 28.  

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

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

1065  On this day in history death of frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)  

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  Death of Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered on this day in history.  

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

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