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Historical Events In August - 28

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

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

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

1907  United Parcel Service begins service, in Seattle on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  Philip A Edwards, Brit Guiana, runner (Olympic-bronze-1928, 32, 36) on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1908  On this day in history 14th US Golf Open: Fred McLeod shoots a 322 at Myopia Hunt Club Mass  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1908  On August - 28 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  Jose Antonio Giron de Velasco, politician on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  Ruurd Faber, mayor of Aalten (1971-75) on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  Queen Wilhelmina opens Peace Palace (The Hague) on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1913  John Terence Reese, bridge master on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  On this day in history 3rd day of battle at Tannenberg: violent German/Russian battles  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  On this day in history glenn Osser, Munising Mich, orch leader (Paul Whiteman Goodyear Revue)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  On this day in history anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, composer (Baba Yaga), dies at 59 [NS]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1916  Germany declares war on Romania on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  On August - 28 c Wright Mills, sociologist, writer (The Power Elite) [or May 28]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1917  10 suffragists arrested as they picket the White House on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  10 suffragists arrested as they picket White House on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1918  On this day in history tris Speaker suspended for season due to assault on ump Tom Connolly  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  On this day in history ernest H Martin, [Markowitz], producer (Feuer & Martin-Chorus Line)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  Louis Botha, South African Boer leader, dies on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1921  On August - 28 2nd Pan-African Congress meets (London, Brussels & Paris)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  On this day in history the first radio commercial is broadcast. Queensboro Realty receives 10 minutes of air time on New York station WEAF for $100.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  1st Walker Cup: US beats England 8-4 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  On this day in history louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Eu/Brazil, dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1025  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1476  Motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1582  On this day in history birth of taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  On this day in history birth of george Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1612  On this day in history birth of marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (d. 1653)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1667  Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721) was born on August - 28.  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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Famous Deaths In August - 28

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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  On this day in history aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75  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 this day in history death of frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1341  Death of King Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1539  On this day in history death of lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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