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Historical Events In August - 28

Tuesday, 22 June 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 August - 28 arkadi N Strugazki, USSR, sci-fi author (Tale of the Troika)  

1926  On August - 28 indian Emil Levsen pitches complete doubleheader victory (Red Sox)  

1928  James Wild, music teacher on August - 28.  

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  On this day in history ben Gazzara, NYC, actor (Run for Your Life, QB VII)  

1930  Alvar Gullstrand, Swedish optician (Nobel 1911), dies on this day in history.  

1931  John Perkins, rocker (Crew Cuts) on August - 28.  

1932  On this day in history andy Bathgate, Canada, NY Ranger (1958 NHL MVP)  

1937  On August - 28 toyota Motors becomes an independent company.  

1938  Mauthausen concentration camp opens in Austria on August - 28.  

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

1940  French colonies Cameroon/Congo-Brazzaville support Gen De Gaulle on August - 28.  

1941  The Dominion Observatory time becomes Canada's official time at 1 pm on this day on August - 28.  

1941  On August - 28 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  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 August - 28.  

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

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  On this day in history braves sell pitcher Johnny Sain to the Yankees for $50,000  

1951  Robert Walker, actor/writer (Bataan, Madame Curie), dies at 32 on August - 28.  

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

1955  1st NFL preseason sudden death football, Rams beats Giants 23-17 on this day in history.  

1955  On August - 28 emmett Till, kidnapped & lynched at 14, in Money Mississippi  

1956  On August - 28 england retain cricket Ashes, Jim Laker 46 wickets in the series  

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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 August - 28.  

1476  On this day in history birth of motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school)  

1582  Taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620) was born on August - 28.  

1592  On August - 28 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  On August - 28 birth of louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721)  

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

1691  Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1750) was born on August - 28.  

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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  On this day in history louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies  

1065  On August - 28 death of frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)  

1341  Death of King Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309) on August - 28.  

1481  Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies on August - 28.  

1484  On this day in history death of diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered  

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

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