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Historical Events In August - 28

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1957  On this day in history 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  On this day in history nikolay Semyonovich Golovanov, composer, dies at 67  

1959  On August - 28 bohuslav Jan Martinu, Czech composer (Hry o Marti), dies at 68  

1960  White Sox Ted Kluzewski's 3-run HR is disallowed as ump called time on this day in history.  

1960  Anton Lajovic, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

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

1962  Tony Sheridan & the Beat Brothers record "Ya Ya (Parts 1 + 2)" on this day in history.  

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 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  Evergreen Point Floating Bridge connecting Seattle & Bellevue opens on this day in history.  

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

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  Gracie Allen, Mrs George Burns/comedian (Burns & Allen), dies at 62 on August - 28.  

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

1968  On this day in history john Gordon Mein, US ambassador in Guatemala, dies  

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

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

1971  Nathan Leopold, US kidnapper/murderer of Bobby Franks (1924), dies on August - 28.  

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  On this day in history william HAF, Engl prince/grandson of George V, dies in accident at 29  

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

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

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  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  On August - 28 birth of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068)  

1476  Motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school) was born on this day in history.  

1582  On August - 28 birth of taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620)  

1592  On August - 28 birth of george Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28)  

1612  On this day in history 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  On August - 28 birth of conrad Michael Schneider, composer  

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  On this day in history death of magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed  

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  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  Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies on this day in history.  

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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