Historical Events In August - 28
Friday, 14 August 2020
1924 On August - 28 georgian opposition stages the August Uprising against the Soviet Union.
1924 On August - 28 janet Frame, NZ, novelist (Intensive Care, Owls Do Cry)
1925 Meteorite falls on Ellemeet, Schouwen, Devil Island on this day in history.
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 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 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 August - 28.
1937 On this day in history toyota Motors becomes an independent company.
1938 On August - 28 mauthausen concentration camp opens in Austria
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 Reigner cable is sent to Stephen S. Wise - specifying Nazi plans to exterminate almost 4 million Jews on this day in history.
1942 On this day in history 9th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 21, All-Stars 0 (101,100)
1943 On this day in history denmark, declares a universal strike against Nazi occupiers
1943 On August - 28 boris III, of Saksen-Coburg, King of Bulgaria (1918-43), dies
1944 Last German troops in Marseille surrendered & Toulon cleared on August - 28.
1944 Ernst Thalmann, German communist, dies in Buchenwald on this day in history.
1949 On August - 28 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 this day in history first guided missile launched from ship during Korean Conflict
1952 On this day in history german & Israeli reach accord about recovery payments
1953 "Me & Juliet" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 358 performances on this day in history.
1955 On this day in history 1st NFL preseason sudden death football, Rams beats Giants 23-17
1955 Emmett Till, kidnapped & lynched at 14, in Money Mississippi on August - 28.
1956 England retain cricket Ashes, Jim Laker 46 wickets in the series on this day in history.