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Historical Events In August - 28

Friday, 14 August 2020

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

1958  Nellie Fox sets record for consecutive games without striking out (98) on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On August - 28 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 this day in history.  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  On August - 28 anton Lajovic, composer, dies at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  On this day in history thomas Connolly, 1st baseball umpire elected to hall of fame, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On this day in history dr Geza DeKaplany tortures wife with acid  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  Tony Sheridan & the Beat Brothers record "Ya Ya (Parts 1 + 2)" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On August - 28 55.9 cm rainfall at Hackberry, Louisiana (state record)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1963  On August - 28 200,000 demonstrate for equal rights in Washington, DC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  Evergreen Point Floating Bridge connecting Seattle & Bellevue opens on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  Martin Luther King Jr's "I have a dream speech" at Lincoln Memorial on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On August - 28 over 200,000 people march through Washington in a civil rights demonstration led by Rv. Martin Luther King  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  Charles Darrow, US inventor of Monopoly, dies on this day in history.  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 August - 28 john Gordon Mein, US ambassador in Guatemala, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Clarence R Hennecke, actor (Keystone Kops), dies at 74 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1971  Nathan Leopold, US kidnapper/murderer of Bobby Franks (1924), dies on this day in history.  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  On August - 28 william HAF, Engl prince/grandson of George V, dies in accident at 29  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  An earthquake jolts Mexico, killing more than 500 people on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On August - 28 in Veracruz, Mexico a 7.2 earthquake resulted in more than 600 reported killed, thousands injured  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On August - 28 soyuz 15 returns to Earth  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  On August - 28 donald Vesco rode 21'-long Kawasaki motorcycle at 318.598 mph  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  On August - 28 simonow, writer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1025  On August - 28 birth of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1476  On this day in history birth of motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1582  Taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  On this day in history birth of george Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1612  Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (d. 1653) was born on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1667  Louise of Mecklenburg-GĂĽstrow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721) was born on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1673  Conrad Michael Schneider, composer was born on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1691  Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-WolfenbĂĽttel, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1750) was born on August - 28.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0388  Death of Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0430  Aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75 on this day in history.  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 this day in history death of frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1341  Death of King Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1484  On this day in history 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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