Historical Events In August - 28
Thursday, 21 February 2019
1924 On this day in history georgian opposition stages the August Uprising against the Soviet Union.
1924 On August - 28 janet Frame, NZ, novelist (Intensive Care, Owls Do Cry)
1925 On August - 28 meteorite falls on Ellemeet, Schouwen, Devil Island
1925 On August - 28 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 August - 28 james Wild, music teacher
1929 On August - 28 frank Woolley scores his 100th first-class hundred
1929 Rokie Roker, Miami Fla, actress (Helen-Jeffersons) on August - 28.
1930 On this day in history ben Gazzara, NYC, actor (Run for Your Life, QB VII)
1930 Alvar Gullstrand, Swedish optician (Nobel 1911), dies on this day in history.
1931 John Perkins, rocker (Crew Cuts) on August - 28.
1932 Andy Bathgate, Canada, NY Ranger (1958 NHL MVP) on this day in history.
1937 Toyota Motors becomes an independent company on August - 28.
1938 Mauthausen concentration camp opens in Austria on this day in history.
1939 "Monty" becomes commandant of 3rd "Iron" Infantry division on August - 28.
1940 French colonies Cameroon/Congo-Brazzaville support Gen De Gaulle on this day in history.
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 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 August - 28 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 August - 28 last German troops in Marseille surrendered & Toulon cleared
1944 On August - 28 ernst Thalmann, German communist, dies in Buchenwald
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 Robert Walker, actor/writer (Bataan, Madame Curie), dies at 32 on this day in history.
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 "Me & Juliet" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 358 performances on this day in history.
1955 On August - 28 1st NFL preseason sudden death football, Rams beats Giants 23-17
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