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Historical Events In August - 28

Thursday, 21 February 2019

1957  Sen Thurmond begins 24-hr filibuster against civil rights bill on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  Nellie Fox sets record for consecutive games without striking out (98) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On this day in history nikolay Semyonovich Golovanov, composer, dies at 67  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  Bohuslav Jan Martinu, Czech composer (Hry o Marti), dies at 68 on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On August - 28 white Sox Ted Kluzewski's 3-run HR is disallowed as ump called time  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  Anton Lajovic, composer, dies at 81 on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Thomas Connolly, 1st baseball umpire elected to hall of fame, dies on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  Dr Geza DeKaplany tortures wife with acid on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On August - 28 tony Sheridan & the Beat Brothers record "Ya Ya (Parts 1 + 2)"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On this day in history 55.9 cm rainfall at Hackberry, Louisiana (state record)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1963  200,000 demonstrate for equal rights in Washington, DC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  Evergreen Point Floating Bridge connecting Seattle & Bellevue opens on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  Martin Luther King Jr's "I have a dream speech" at Lincoln Memorial on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  Over 200,000 people march through Washington in a civil rights demonstration led by Rv. Martin Luther King on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  Beatlemania is in full swing as The Beatles grace the cover of LIFE magazine on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  On this day in history race riot in Philadelphia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  Gracie Allen, Mrs George Burns/comedian (Burns & Allen), dies at 62 on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On this day in history charles Darrow, US inventor of Monopoly, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On August - 28 anti-war demonstrators clash with police in Chicago, where Hubert H. Humphrey receives the Democratic nomination for president.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  Police & anti-war demonstrators clash at Chicago's Dem Natl Conven on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On this day in history john Gordon Mein, US ambassador in Guatemala, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Clarence R Hennecke, actor (Keystone Kops), dies at 74 on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  On August - 28 25 people die and 1,150 are rescued when the Greek liner Haleanna catches fire.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  On August - 28 nathan Leopold, US kidnapper/murderer of Bobby Franks (1924), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  William HAF, Engl prince/grandson of George V, dies in accident at 29 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  6.8 quake centered in Oaxaca State in Mexico kills 527 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On August - 28 an earthquake jolts Mexico, killing more than 500 people.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  In Veracruz, Mexico a 7.2 earthquake resulted in more than 600 reported killed, thousands injured on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  Soyuz 15 returns to Earth on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  Donald Vesco rode 21'-long Kawasaki motorcycle at 318.598 mph on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  Bruce Catton, US historian/writer (Civil War), dies at 78 on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  Simonow, writer, dies on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1025  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1476  On August - 28 birth of motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1582  On this day in history birth of taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1612  On this day in history birth of marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (d. 1653)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1667  Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1673  On this day in history birth of conrad Michael Schneider, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1691  On August - 28 birth of elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1750)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0388  On August - 28 death of magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0430  Aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75 on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0876  Louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1065  On August - 28 death of frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1341  On this day in history death of king Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1481  On this day in history afonso V, King of Portugal, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1484  On August - 28 death of diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1539  On August - 28 death of lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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