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.