Historical Events In August - 28
Tuesday, 16 July 2019
1924 On August - 28 georgian opposition stages the August Uprising against the Soviet Union.
1924 Janet Frame, NZ, novelist (Intensive Care, Owls Do Cry) on August - 28.
1925 On this day in history meteorite falls on Ellemeet, Schouwen, Devil Island
1925 On this day in history arkadi N Strugazki, USSR, sci-fi author (Tale of the Troika)
1926 Indian Emil Levsen pitches complete doubleheader victory (Red Sox) on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history james Wild, music teacher
1929 On August - 28 frank Woolley scores his 100th first-class hundred
1929 On this day in history rokie Roker, Miami Fla, actress (Helen-Jeffersons)
1930 On August - 28 ben Gazzara, NYC, actor (Run for Your Life, QB VII)
1930 On this day in history alvar Gullstrand, Swedish optician (Nobel 1911), dies
1931 John Perkins, rocker (Crew Cuts) on this day in history.
1932 Andy Bathgate, Canada, NY Ranger (1958 NHL MVP) on August - 28.
1937 On August - 28 toyota Motors becomes an independent company.
1938 On this day in history mauthausen concentration camp opens in Austria
1939 "Monty" becomes commandant of 3rd "Iron" Infantry division on this day in history.
1940 On this day in history french colonies Cameroon/Congo-Brazzaville support Gen De Gaulle
1941 The Dominion Observatory time becomes Canada's official time at 1 pm on this day on this day in history.
1941 On this day in history 8th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 37, All-Stars 13 (98,203)
1942 On this day in history reigner cable is sent to Stephen S. Wise - specifying Nazi plans to exterminate almost 4 million Jews.
1942 9th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 21, All-Stars 0 (101,100) on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history denmark, declares a universal strike against Nazi occupiers
1943 Boris III, of Saksen-Coburg, King of Bulgaria (1918-43), dies on August - 28.
1944 On August - 28 last German troops in Marseille surrendered & Toulon cleared
1944 Ernst Thalmann, German communist, dies in Buchenwald on August - 28.
1949 On this day in history 38th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1)
1950 On August - 28 earle & Roy Mack, purchase 54% of A's from Connie Mack Jr
1951 On August - 28 braves sell pitcher Johnny Sain to the Yankees for $50,000
1951 On August - 28 robert Walker, actor/writer (Bataan, Madame Curie), dies at 32
1952 On August - 28 first guided missile launched from ship during Korean Conflict
1952 German & Israeli reach accord about recovery payments on this day in history.
1953 On this day in history "Me & Juliet" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 358 performances
1955 On August - 28 1st NFL preseason sudden death football, Rams beats Giants 23-17
1955 On August - 28 emmett Till, kidnapped & lynched at 14, in Money Mississippi
1956 On this day in history england retain cricket Ashes, Jim Laker 46 wickets in the series