Historical Events In August - 28
Sunday, 16 January 2022
1924 Georgian opposition stages the August Uprising against the Soviet Union on August - 28.
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 James Wild, music teacher on August - 28.
1929 Frank Woolley scores his 100th first-class hundred on this day in history.
1929 On August - 28 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 August - 28.
1932 Andy Bathgate, Canada, NY Ranger (1958 NHL MVP) on August - 28.
1937 On this day in history toyota Motors becomes an independent company.
1938 Mauthausen concentration camp opens in Austria on August - 28.
1939 "Monty" becomes commandant of 3rd "Iron" Infantry division on August - 28.
1940 On August - 28 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 August - 28.
1941 8th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 37, All-Stars 13 (98,203) on this day in history.
1942 Reigner cable is sent to Stephen S. Wise - specifying Nazi plans to exterminate almost 4 million Jews on August - 28.
1942 9th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 21, All-Stars 0 (101,100) on August - 28.
1943 On this day in history denmark, declares a universal strike against Nazi occupiers
1943 On this day in history boris III, of Saksen-Coburg, King of Bulgaria (1918-43), dies
1944 On this day in history last German troops in Marseille surrendered & Toulon cleared
1944 Ernst Thalmann, German communist, dies in Buchenwald on August - 28.
1949 On August - 28 38th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1)
1950 On this day in history earle & Roy Mack, purchase 54% of A's from Connie Mack Jr
1951 On this day in history braves sell pitcher Johnny Sain to the Yankees for $50,000
1951 Robert Walker, actor/writer (Bataan, Madame Curie), dies at 32 on August - 28.
1952 On August - 28 first guided missile launched from ship during Korean Conflict
1952 On August - 28 german & Israeli reach accord about recovery payments
1953 "Me & Juliet" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 358 performances on August - 28.
1955 1st NFL preseason sudden death football, Rams beats Giants 23-17 on August - 28.
1955 Emmett Till, kidnapped & lynched at 14, in Money Mississippi on this day in history.
1956 On this day in history england retain cricket Ashes, Jim Laker 46 wickets in the series