Historical Events In August - 28
Thursday, 18 April 2019
1905 On August - 28 cyril Walters, cricketer (solid England batsman of 30's)
1906 John Betjeman, poet laureate of England (Mt Zion) on this day in history.
1907 United Parcel Service begins service, in Seattle on August - 28.
1907 Philip A Edwards, Brit Guiana, runner (Olympic-bronze-1928, 32, 36) on this day in history.
1908 14th US Golf Open: Fred McLeod shoots a 322 at Myopia Hunt Club Mass on August - 28.
1908 On this day in history roger Tory Peterson, NY, ornithologist/writer (How to Know Birds)
1911 On August - 28 45.7 cm rainfall at St George, Georgia (state record)
1911 On this day in history jose Antonio Giron de Velasco, politician
1912 Ruurd Faber, mayor of Aalten (1971-75) on this day in history.
1913 Queen Wilhelmina opens Peace Palace (The Hague) on this day in history.
1913 On this day in history john Terence Reese, bridge master
1914 3rd day of battle at Tannenberg: violent German/Russian battles on August - 28.
1914 On August - 28 glenn Osser, Munising Mich, orch leader (Paul Whiteman Goodyear Revue)
1914 Anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, composer (Baba Yaga), dies at 59 [NS] on August - 28.
1915 Max Robertson, British sports commentator on this day in history.
1916 On this day in history italy declares war against Germany during WW I
1916 On August - 28 germany declares war on Romania
1916 On this day in history c Wright Mills, sociologist, writer (The Power Elite) [or May 28]
1916 Francis W Warre-Cornish, Engl vice-provost of Eton (1893-1916), dies on this day in history.
1917 10 suffragists arrested as they picket the White House on August - 28.
1917 10 suffragists arrested as they picket White House on August - 28.
1917 On this day in history jack Kirby, cartoonist (X-Men, Spiderman, Hulk, Capt America)
1918 Tris Speaker suspended for season due to assault on ump Tom Connolly on this day in history.
1918 Alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician on August - 28.
1919 General John Smuts becomes premier of South Africa on August - 28.
1919 Ernest H Martin, [Markowitz], producer (Feuer & Martin-Chorus Line) on this day in history.
1919 On this day in history louis Botha, South African Boer leader, dies
1920 On this day in history 19th amendment acknowledges women's rights
1921 On this day in history 2nd Pan-African Congress meets (London, Brussels & Paris)
1921 Joop Doderer, Velsen Netherlands, actor (Swiebertje) on August - 28.
1922 On August - 28 joseph-Elzéar Bernier builds Craig Harbour, Canada's most northerly settlement to date at 76 degrees I0' N; on the Canadian Government Arctic Expedition.
1922 The first radio commercial is broadcast. Queensboro Realty receives 10 minutes of air time on New York station WEAF for $100 on this day in history.
1922 On August - 28 1st Walker Cup: US beats England 8-4
1922 Louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Eu/Brazil, dies at 80 on August - 28.