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Historical Events In August - 28

Saturday, 13 August 2022

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

1958  On this day in history nellie Fox sets record for consecutive games without striking out (98)  

1958  Nikolay Semyonovich Golovanov, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1962  On this day in history dr Geza DeKaplany tortures wife with acid  

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

1962  55.9 cm rainfall at Hackberry, Louisiana (state record) on August - 28.  

1963  On August - 28 200,000 demonstrate for equal rights in Washington, DC  

1963  On this day in history 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 this day in history evergreen Point Floating Bridge connecting Seattle & Bellevue opens  

1963  On August - 28 martin Luther King Jr's "I have a dream speech" at Lincoln Memorial  

1963  Over 200,000 people march through Washington in a civil rights demonstration led by Rv. Martin Luther King on this day in history.  

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

1964  On August - 28 race riot in Philadelphia  

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

1967  On this day in history charles Darrow, US inventor of Monopoly, dies  

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

1968  On this day in history police & anti-war demonstrators clash at Chicago's Dem Natl Conven  

1968  On August - 28 john Gordon Mein, US ambassador in Guatemala, dies  

1969  Clarence R Hennecke, actor (Keystone Kops), dies at 74 on August - 28.  

1971  25 people die and 1,150 are rescued when the Greek liner Haleanna catches fire on this day in history.  

1971  On this day in history nathan Leopold, US kidnapper/murderer of Bobby Franks (1924), dies  

1972  On August - 28 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.  

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

1973  6.8 quake centered in Oaxaca State in Mexico kills 527 on August - 28.  

1973  An earthquake jolts Mexico, killing more than 500 people on this day in history.  

1973  In Veracruz, Mexico a 7.2 earthquake resulted in more than 600 reported killed, thousands injured on August - 28.  

1974  On August - 28 soyuz 15 returns to Earth  

1978  Donald Vesco rode 21'-long Kawasaki motorcycle at 318.598 mph on this day in history.  

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

1979  Simonow, writer, dies 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  Motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school) was born on this day in history.  

1582  Taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620) was born on this day in history.  

1592  George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28) was born on this day in history.  

1612  On August - 28 birth of marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (d. 1653)  

1667  On August - 28 birth of louise of Mecklenburg-G├╝strow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721)  

1673  Conrad Michael Schneider, composer was born on this day in history.  

1691  On this day in history birth of elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenb├╝ttel, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1750)  

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

0876  On August - 28 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 this day in history.  

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

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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