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Historical Events In August - 28

Thursday, 18 April 2019

1905  On August - 28 cyril Walters, cricketer (solid England batsman of 30's)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1906  John Betjeman, poet laureate of England (Mt Zion) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  United Parcel Service begins service, in Seattle on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  Philip A Edwards, Brit Guiana, runner (Olympic-bronze-1928, 32, 36) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1908  14th US Golf Open: Fred McLeod shoots a 322 at Myopia Hunt Club Mass on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1908  On this day in history roger Tory Peterson, NY, ornithologist/writer (How to Know Birds)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  On August - 28 45.7 cm rainfall at St George, Georgia (state record)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  On this day in history jose Antonio Giron de Velasco, politician  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  Ruurd Faber, mayor of Aalten (1971-75) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  Queen Wilhelmina opens Peace Palace (The Hague) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1913  On this day in history john Terence Reese, bridge master  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  3rd day of battle at Tannenberg: violent German/Russian battles on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  On August - 28 glenn Osser, Munising Mich, orch leader (Paul Whiteman Goodyear Revue)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  Anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, composer (Baba Yaga), dies at 59 [NS] on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  Max Robertson, British sports commentator on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  On this day in history italy declares war against Germany during WW I  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  On August - 28 germany declares war on Romania  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  On this day in history c Wright Mills, sociologist, writer (The Power Elite) [or May 28]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  Francis W Warre-Cornish, Engl vice-provost of Eton (1893-1916), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  10 suffragists arrested as they picket the White House on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  10 suffragists arrested as they picket White House on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  On this day in history jack Kirby, cartoonist (X-Men, Spiderman, Hulk, Capt America)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1918  Tris Speaker suspended for season due to assault on ump Tom Connolly on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1918  Alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  General John Smuts becomes premier of South Africa on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  Ernest H Martin, [Markowitz], producer (Feuer & Martin-Chorus Line) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  On this day in history louis Botha, South African Boer leader, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  On this day in history 19th amendment acknowledges women's rights  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  On this day in history 2nd Pan-African Congress meets (London, Brussels & Paris)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  Joop Doderer, Velsen Netherlands, actor (Swiebertje) on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  On August - 28 1st Walker Cup: US beats England 8-4  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  Louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Eu/Brazil, dies at 80 on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1025  Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068) was born on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1476  On this day in history birth of motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1612  Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (d. 1653) was born on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1667  On this day in history birth of louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1673  On this day in history birth of conrad Michael Schneider, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1691  Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1750) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0388  On this day in history death of magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0430  Aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0876  On this day in history louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1065  On August - 28 death of frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1341  On this day in history death of king Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1481  Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1484  On August - 28 death of diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1539  Death of Lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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