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Historical Events In August - 28

Friday, 04 December 2020

1957  On August - 28 sen Thurmond begins 24-hr filibuster against civil rights bill  

1958  Nellie Fox sets record for consecutive games without striking out (98) on August - 28.  

1958  On this day in history nikolay Semyonovich Golovanov, composer, dies at 67  

1959  Bohuslav Jan Martinu, Czech composer (Hry o Marti), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1960  White Sox Ted Kluzewski's 3-run HR is disallowed as ump called time on August - 28.  

1960  On this day in history anton Lajovic, composer, dies at 81  

1961  Thomas Connolly, 1st baseball umpire elected to hall of fame, dies on August - 28.  

1962  Dr Geza DeKaplany tortures wife with acid on August - 28.  

1962  On this day in history tony Sheridan & the Beat Brothers record "Ya Ya (Parts 1 + 2)"  

1962  On this day in history 55.9 cm rainfall at Hackberry, Louisiana (state record)  

1963  200,000 demonstrate for equal rights in Washington, DC on this day in history.  

1963  On August - 28 civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr delivers his I Have a Dream speech before an audience of 250,000 near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.  

1963  On August - 28 evergreen Point Floating Bridge connecting Seattle & Bellevue opens  

1963  Martin Luther King Jr's "I have a dream speech" at Lincoln Memorial on August - 28.  

1963  On August - 28 over 200,000 people march through Washington in a civil rights demonstration led by Rv. Martin Luther King  

1964  Beatlemania is in full swing as The Beatles grace the cover of LIFE magazine on August - 28.  

1964  Race riot in Philadelphia on this day in history.  

1964  On August - 28 gracie Allen, Mrs George Burns/comedian (Burns & Allen), dies at 62  

1967  Charles Darrow, US inventor of Monopoly, dies on this day in history.  

1968  Anti-war demonstrators clash with police in Chicago, where Hubert H. Humphrey receives the Democratic nomination for president on August - 28.  

1968  Police & anti-war demonstrators clash at Chicago's Dem Natl Conven on this day in history.  

1968  John Gordon Mein, US ambassador in Guatemala, dies on August - 28.  

1969  On August - 28 clarence R Hennecke, actor (Keystone Kops), dies at 74  

1971  On August - 28 25 people die and 1,150 are rescued when the Greek liner Haleanna catches fire.  

1971  Nathan Leopold, US kidnapper/murderer of Bobby Franks (1924), dies on this day in history.  

1972  Mark Spitz earns the first of seven gold medals, seting a world record in the 200-meter butterfly at the Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany on August - 28.  

1972  William HAF, Engl prince/grandson of George V, dies in accident at 29 on August - 28.  

1973  On this day in history 6.8 quake centered in Oaxaca State in Mexico kills 527  

1973  On August - 28 an earthquake jolts Mexico, killing more than 500 people.  

1973  On this day in history in Veracruz, Mexico a 7.2 earthquake resulted in more than 600 reported killed, thousands injured  

1974  On this day in history soyuz 15 returns to Earth  

1978  On this day in history donald Vesco rode 21'-long Kawasaki motorcycle at 318.598 mph  

1978  On August - 28 bruce Catton, US historian/writer (Civil War), dies at 78  

1979  On August - 28 simonow, writer, dies  

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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 August - 28 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  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 this day in history.  

1691  On August - 28 birth of elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenb├╝ttel, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1750)  

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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 this day in history.  

0430  On August - 28 aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75  

0876  On August - 28 louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies  

1065  Death of Frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65) on this day in history.  

1341  On August - 28 death of king Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309)  

1481  On August - 28 afonso V, King of Portugal, dies  

1484  Death of Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered on August - 28.  

1539  On this day in history death of lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75  

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