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Historical Events In August - 28

Thursday, 22 April 2021

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 August - 28 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  Anton Lajovic, composer, dies at 81 on August - 28.  

1961  On this day in history thomas Connolly, 1st baseball umpire elected to hall of fame, dies  

1962  Dr Geza DeKaplany tortures wife with acid on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 200,000 demonstrate for equal rights in Washington, DC  

1963  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 on August - 28.  

1963  Evergreen Point Floating Bridge connecting Seattle & Bellevue opens on August - 28.  

1963  Martin Luther King Jr's "I have a dream speech" at Lincoln Memorial on this day in history.  

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

1964  On this day in history beatlemania is in full swing as The Beatles grace the cover of LIFE magazine.  

1964  Race riot in Philadelphia on August - 28.  

1964  Gracie Allen, Mrs George Burns/comedian (Burns & Allen), dies at 62 on August - 28.  

1967  On August - 28 charles Darrow, US inventor of Monopoly, dies  

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

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

1968  John Gordon Mein, US ambassador in Guatemala, dies on this day in history.  

1969  On this day in history 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  On this day in history nathan Leopold, US kidnapper/murderer of Bobby Franks (1924), dies  

1972  On this day in history 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  On this day in history an earthquake jolts Mexico, killing more than 500 people.  

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

1974  Soyuz 15 returns to Earth on August - 28.  

1978  On August - 28 donald Vesco rode 21'-long Kawasaki motorcycle at 318.598 mph  

1978  Bruce Catton, US historian/writer (Civil War), dies at 78 on August - 28.  

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  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068)  

1476  Motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school) was born on August - 28.  

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  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 August - 28.  

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  Aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75 on August - 28.  

0876  Louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies on this day in history.  

1065  On this day in history 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  Death of Lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75 on this day in history.  

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