Historical Events In August - 28
Monday, 25 September 2023
1924 Georgian opposition stages the August Uprising against the Soviet Union on August - 28.
1924 On this day in history janet Frame, NZ, novelist (Intensive Care, Owls Do Cry)
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 On this day in history indian Emil Levsen pitches complete doubleheader victory (Red Sox)
1928 On this day in history james Wild, music teacher
1929 Frank Woolley scores his 100th first-class hundred on August - 28.
1929 Rokie Roker, Miami Fla, actress (Helen-Jeffersons) on this day in history.
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 Toyota Motors becomes an independent company on August - 28.
1938 Mauthausen concentration camp opens in Austria on August - 28.
1939 "Monty" becomes commandant of 3rd "Iron" Infantry division on August - 28.
1940 French colonies Cameroon/Congo-Brazzaville support Gen De Gaulle on August - 28.
1941 The Dominion Observatory time becomes Canada's official time at 1 pm on this day on this day in history.
1941 8th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 37, All-Stars 13 (98,203) on August - 28.
1942 Reigner cable is sent to Stephen S. Wise - specifying Nazi plans to exterminate almost 4 million Jews on this day in history.
1942 On August - 28 9th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 21, All-Stars 0 (101,100)
1943 On August - 28 denmark, declares a universal strike against Nazi occupiers
1943 Boris III, of Saksen-Coburg, King of Bulgaria (1918-43), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history 38th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1)
1950 Earle & Roy Mack, purchase 54% of A's from Connie Mack Jr on August - 28.
1951 Braves sell pitcher Johnny Sain to the Yankees for $50,000 on August - 28.
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 On August - 28 german & Israeli reach accord about recovery payments
1953 On this day in history "Me & Juliet" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 358 performances
1955 1st NFL preseason sudden death football, Rams beats Giants 23-17 on this day in history.
1955 On this day in history 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