Historical Events In August - 28
Sunday, 13 June 2021
1905 On August - 28 cyril Walters, cricketer (solid England batsman of 30's)
1906 On August - 28 john Betjeman, poet laureate of England (Mt Zion)
1907 United Parcel Service begins service, in Seattle on this day in history.
1907 On August - 28 philip A Edwards, Brit Guiana, runner (Olympic-bronze-1928, 32, 36)
1908 14th US Golf Open: Fred McLeod shoots a 322 at Myopia Hunt Club Mass on this day in history.
1908 Roger Tory Peterson, NY, ornithologist/writer (How to Know Birds) on August - 28.
1911 On August - 28 45.7 cm rainfall at St George, Georgia (state record)
1911 On August - 28 jose Antonio Giron de Velasco, politician
1912 On August - 28 ruurd Faber, mayor of Aalten (1971-75)
1913 Queen Wilhelmina opens Peace Palace (The Hague) on this day in history.
1913 John Terence Reese, bridge master on this day in history.
1914 3rd day of battle at Tannenberg: violent German/Russian battles on August - 28.
1914 Glenn Osser, Munising Mich, orch leader (Paul Whiteman Goodyear Revue) on this day in history.
1914 Anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, composer (Baba Yaga), dies at 59 [NS] on this day in history.
1915 Max Robertson, British sports commentator on August - 28.
1916 On this day in history italy declares war against Germany during WW I
1916 On August - 28 germany declares war on Romania
1916 C Wright Mills, sociologist, writer (The Power Elite) [or May 28] on August - 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 this day in history.
1917 Jack Kirby, cartoonist (X-Men, Spiderman, Hulk, Capt America) on August - 28.
1918 On this day in history tris Speaker suspended for season due to assault on ump Tom Connolly
1918 On August - 28 alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician
1919 On August - 28 general John Smuts becomes premier of South Africa
1919 On this day in history ernest H Martin, [Markowitz], producer (Feuer & Martin-Chorus Line)
1919 Louis Botha, South African Boer leader, dies on August - 28.
1920 19th amendment acknowledges women's rights on this day in history.
1921 2nd Pan-African Congress meets (London, Brussels & Paris) on August - 28.
1921 Joop Doderer, Velsen Netherlands, actor (Swiebertje) on this day in history.
1922 Joseph-Elzéar Bernier builds Craig Harbour, Canada's most northerly settlement to date at 76 degrees I0' N; on the Canadian Government Arctic Expedition on this day in history.
1922 The first radio commercial is broadcast. Queensboro Realty receives 10 minutes of air time on New York station WEAF for $100 on August - 28.
1922 1st Walker Cup: US beats England 8-4 on August - 28.
1922 Louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Eu/Brazil, dies at 80 on August - 28.