Historical Events In August - 28
Sunday, 13 June 2021
1957 On this day in history sen Thurmond begins 24-hr filibuster against civil rights bill
1958 On August - 28 nellie Fox sets record for consecutive games without striking out (98)
1958 On August - 28 nikolay Semyonovich Golovanov, composer, dies at 67
1959 On August - 28 bohuslav Jan Martinu, Czech composer (Hry o Marti), dies at 68
1960 White Sox Ted Kluzewski's 3-run HR is disallowed as ump called time on this day in history.
1960 Anton Lajovic, composer, dies at 81 on August - 28.
1961 On this day in history thomas Connolly, 1st baseball umpire elected to hall of fame, dies
1962 On this day in history dr Geza DeKaplany tortures wife with acid
1962 Tony Sheridan & the Beat Brothers record "Ya Ya (Parts 1 + 2)" on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history 55.9 cm rainfall at Hackberry, Louisiana (state record)
1963 On this day in history 200,000 demonstrate for equal rights in Washington, DC
1963 On August - 28 civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr delivers his I Have a Dream speech before an audience of 250,000 near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.
1963 On this day in history evergreen Point Floating Bridge connecting Seattle & Bellevue opens
1963 On August - 28 martin Luther King Jr's "I have a dream speech" at Lincoln Memorial
1963 Over 200,000 people march through Washington in a civil rights demonstration led by Rv. Martin Luther King on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history beatlemania is in full swing as The Beatles grace the cover of LIFE magazine.
1964 On this day in history race riot in Philadelphia
1964 On August - 28 gracie Allen, Mrs George Burns/comedian (Burns & Allen), dies at 62
1967 On August - 28 charles Darrow, US inventor of Monopoly, dies
1968 Anti-war demonstrators clash with police in Chicago, where Hubert H. Humphrey receives the Democratic nomination for president on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history police & anti-war demonstrators clash at Chicago's Dem Natl Conven
1968 John Gordon Mein, US ambassador in Guatemala, dies on August - 28.
1969 Clarence R Hennecke, actor (Keystone Kops), dies at 74 on August - 28.
1971 25 people die and 1,150 are rescued when the Greek liner Haleanna catches fire on this day in history.
1971 On August - 28 nathan Leopold, US kidnapper/murderer of Bobby Franks (1924), dies
1972 Mark Spitz earns the first of seven gold medals, seting a world record in the 200-meter butterfly at the Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany on August - 28.
1972 William HAF, Engl prince/grandson of George V, dies in accident at 29 on this day in history.
1973 On this day in history 6.8 quake centered in Oaxaca State in Mexico kills 527
1973 An earthquake jolts Mexico, killing more than 500 people on August - 28.
1973 In Veracruz, Mexico a 7.2 earthquake resulted in more than 600 reported killed, thousands injured on this day in history.
1974 On August - 28 soyuz 15 returns to Earth
1978 Donald Vesco rode 21'-long Kawasaki motorcycle at 318.598 mph on August - 28.
1978 Bruce Catton, US historian/writer (Civil War), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1979 On August - 28 simonow, writer, dies