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Famous Events For August 28

Famous Events For August 28 – Today In History

August 28: Today in History – Historical Events

Early Centuries – August 28 Historic Events – Before the 1700s

  1. August 28, 0475 – Roman Emperor Julius Nepos was compelled to run away from his capital city of Ravenna by Roman general Orestes
  2. August 28, 0476 – Pavia seized by Flavius Odoacer, German ruler
  3. August 28, 0476 – Odoacer and his supporters capture Orestes, father of Emperor Romulus Augustulus, and behead him
  4. August 28, 0489 – Flavius Odoacer was defeated by Theodoric, king of the Ostrogoths at the war of Isonzo, and enters Italy by compulsion
  5. August 28, 1189 – The supporters commanded by Guy of Lusignan start the blockade of Acre

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  6. August 28, 1521 – The army under Turkish Sjltan Suleyman, the Magnificent seized Belgrade
  7. August 28, 1542 – In the war between Turkish and Portuguese at Wofla, Portuguese chief Christovao da Gama was apprehended and beheaded
  8. August 28, 1565 – St Augustine Florida, the earliest city in the US was founded
  9. August 28, 1609 – Henry Hudson, an English voyager locates Delaware Bay
  10. August 28, 1619 – installation of Ferdinand II as Holy Roman King
  11. August 28, 1632 – appointment of Henry Casimir I as head of Drenthe
  12. August 28, 1637 – Fort Elmina of West Africa seized by Colonel Hans Koin
  13. August 28, 1640 – Scottish contract army defeated King Charles I’s English army at the War of Newburn
  14. August 28, 1655- Jews prohibited from joining defense services by New Amsterdam and Peter Stuyvesant

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  15. 18th Century – What Happened on August 28 – The 1700s

  16. August 28, 1777 – war of Cooch’s army at Newark, Delaware known as the American Revolutionary War
  17. August 28, 1789 – astronomer William Herschel locates Enceladus, the moon around planet Saturn

    19th Century – August 28 This Day That Year – The 1800s

  18. August 28, 1830 – 1st train “Tom Thumb” in the US travels between Baltimore to Ellicotts Mill
  19. August 28, 1837 – a fermented mixture labeled as “Worcestershire Sauce” was produced by Chemists and Pharmacists John Lea and William
  20. August 28, 1840 – nine Jewish inmates get freedom from Damascus prison
  21. August 28, 1845 – the first edition of the Scientific American Journal released

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  22. August 28, 1849 – Austrians commanded by Radetsky capture Venice commanded by Daniele
  23. August 28, 1850 – “Lohengrin” by Richard Wagner released for the first time at Weimar, Germany
  24. August 28, 1859 – a storm caused by earth’s magnetosphere makes aurora Borealis glow so that it could be visible in many parts of the USA, Europe, and Japan
  25. August 28, 1861 – war of Fort Hatteras, NC
  26. August 28, 1862 – war of Thoroughfare Gap, VA
  27. August 28, 1862 – Belle Boyd gets freedom from Old Capital Jail in Washington, DC
  28. August 28, 1864 – guidelines for controlling battles were agreed upon by 26 countries at the Geneva Convention
  29. August 28, 1867 – Midway Islands in the Pacific seized by the United States
  30. August 28, 1884 – A picture of a cyclone was captured near Howard, SD
  31. August 28, 1886 – Richard Sears defeats R. Livingston Beckman at the 8th US Men’s National Championship
  32. August 28, 1888 – Henry Slocum defeats Howard Taylor in the 8th US Men’s National Championship (6-4, 6-1,6-0)

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  33. August 28, 1893 – Robert Wrenn defeats Fred Hovey at the 13th US Men’s National Championship (6-4, 3-6,6-4,6-4)
  34. August 28, 1898 – Caleb Bradham, manufacturer of effervescent soft soda as “Pepsi Cola”

    20th Century – Important Events On This Day August 28 – 1900

  35. August 28, 1907 – James E Casey establishes his United Parcel Service in Seattle, Washington
  36. August 28, 1907 – William Larned defeats Robert LeRoy at the 27th S. Men’s National Championship (6-2,6-2,6-4)
  37. August 28, 1908 – Fred McLeod achieves a 322 at Myopia Hunt Club, Mass at the 14th US Golf Open

  38. August 28, 1910 – Nicholas I, who was in power in 1860 declared himself king, after a break by the Turkish administration
  39. August 28, 1911 – St George, Georgia received a state-record rainfall of 45.7 cm
  40. August 28, 1913 – The Hague is the venue of Peace Palace established by Queen Wilhelmina
  41. August 28, 1914 – 1100 army men were killed at the war of Helgoland when the British defeated the German
  42. August 28, 1914 – Amiens vacated by British General John French
  43. August 28, 1916 – declaration of battle between Germany and Romania
  44. August 28, 1916 – declaration of war between Italy and Germany
  45. August 28, 1917 – ten women activists were detained for protesting in the White House
  46. August 28, 1918 – Tom Connolly, umpire, was manhandled by Tris Speaker and gets suspended
  47. August 28, 1919 – installation of General John Smuts as prime minister of South Africa

  48. August 28, 1921 – 2nd meeting of the Pan-African Association arranged
  49. August 28, 1922 – England was defeated by the US at the 1st Walker Cup
  50. August 28, 1922 – the debut of the musical by Albert von Tilzer and Meville in NYC
  51. August 28, 19922 – 1st radio marketable transmission in New York by WEAF ($ 100 for 10 min)
  52. August 28, 1924 – opposition party in Georgia rebels against rebellion in the Soviet Union
  53. August 28, 1925 – a shooting star descents on Ellemeet, Schouwen, Devil Island
  54. August 28, 1926 – Indian Emil Leven declared victorious when he achieved a doubleheader
  55. August 28, 1929 – 100th first-class century achieved by Frank Woolley
  56. August 28, 1937 – autonomous status for Toyota Motors
  57. August 28, 1938 – award of honorary gradation to Charlie McCarthy by the North-Western University, a ventriloquist
  58. August 28, 1938 – A’s achieve a doubleheader at Shibe Park on Connie Mack Day

  59. August 28, 1939 – Gen Bernard Montgomery assumes command of the 3rd Army battalions
  60. August 28, 1939 – Netherlands calls men and women for active service
  61. August 28, 1939 – the debut of “George White’s Scandals”, a musical by Sammy Fain and Jack Yellen
  62. August 28, 1940 – Gen De Gaulle gets backing from French settlements like Cameroon/Congo-Brazzaville
  63. August 28, 1941 – Chicago Bears and All-Stars participate in the 8th NFL Chicago All-Star Game and achieve 37 and 13 respectively
  64. August 28, 1942 – Chicago Bears and stars participate in the 9th NFL Chicago All-Star Game and achieve 21 and 0 respectively
  65. August 28, 1942 – world’s best created in 3000 m by Gunther Hagg of Sweden (8:01.2)
  66. August 28, 1942 – transportation of French Jews to Germany starts
  67. August 28, 1943 – Worldwide attack on Nazi announced by Denmark

  68. August 28, 1943 – Benito Mussolini shifted to Gran Sasso from La Maddalena Sardinia
  69. August 28, 1944 – submission of the German army in Marseille and clearance of Toulon
  70. August 28, 1944 – US bombards Ambon Islands, Dutch East Indies
  71. August 28, 1949 – USA defeats Australia in the 38th Davis Cut Match (4-1)
  72. August 28, 1949 – Paul Robeson could not sing near Peekskill given the unrest
  73. August 28, 1950 – Connie Mack Jr sells 54% of A’s to Earle and Roy Mack
  74. August 28, 1951 – Johnmy Sain, pitcher, was sold by Braves to Yankees for $55000
  75. August 28, 1951 – Pirates won against NY Giants,
  76. August 28, 1952 – agreement reached between Germany and Israel about the retrieval of payments
  77. August 28, 1952 – Jacob Malik becomes the Foreign Minister in place of Zorine
  78. August 28, 1953 – “Me and Juliet” released at Majestic Theatre in New York and completes 358 performances
  79. August 28, 1955 – LPGA Heart of America Golf Tournament achieved by Marilynn Smith
  80. August 28, 1956 – Jim Laker claims 46 wickets in the series and England preserves the Ashes
  81. August 28, 1956 – None of the films were awarded the Golden Lion at the 17th Venice Film Festival
  82. August 28, 1957 – At the US Senate, James Thurmond makes a 24-hour speech to avoid a civil rights bill
  83. August 28, 1960 – 3 run HR by White Sox Ted Kluzewski was not agreed as the umpire had declared time out
  84. August 28, 1962 – rainfall of 55.9 cm, a state record, at Hackberry, Louisiana

  85. August 28, 1962 – The cruel treatment of his wife by Dr.Geza De Kaplany with acid on suspicion of her unfaithfulness
  86. August 28, 1962 – recording of “Ya Ya (parts 1+2)” by Tony Sheridan and Beat Brothers
  87. August 28, 1963 – protest in Washington, DC, by 200000 for African American rights
  88. August 28, 1963 – Evergreen Point Floating Bridge interlinking Seattle and Bellevue opens for public
  89. August 28, 1963 – Martin Luther King, Jr addresses a “dream speech” at the civil rights demonstration at Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC
  90. August 28, 1964 – Rebellion in Philadelphia
  91. August 28, 1964 – atomic test by the US at Nevada Test site
  92. August 28, 1964 – satellite to collect data on weather, Nimbus-1put in the orbit
  93. August 28, 1965 – The electric guitar used by Bob Dylan at a music performance in New York was jeered
  94. August 28, 1966 – 1st LPGA Class City Golf Classic achieved by Sandra Haynie
  95. August 28, 1966 – Golden Lion awarded to “The Battle of Algiers” guided by Gillo Pontecorvo at the 27th Venice Film Festival
  96. August 28, 1967 – 190 runs scored on the 9th wicket by the pair Asif Iqbal and Intikhab Allam against England
  97. August 28, 1968 – quarrel between police and anti-war supporters at the National Meeting of Democrats
  98. August 28, 1968 – MP Gerry Fitt advocates in the parliament for equal rights to the Northern Ireland citizens as admissible to the same rights in other parts of the United Kingdom
  99. August 28, 1970 – Phillies Larry Bowa advances to the base to which he was not entitled for the 2nd time in 1970
  100. August 28, 1972 – Atomic test by USSR at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  101. August 28, 1973 – an earthquake of magnitude strikes Oaxaca State in Mexico and leaves 527 dead
  102. August 28, 1973 – atomic test by Frane at Muruora Island
  103. August 28, 1973 – agreement reached and signed between India and Pakistan on POW
  104. August 28, 1974 – returning of spaceship Soyuz to Earth
  105. August 28, 1976 – at the NASL Cup, Cosmos defeated Seattle Sounders 2-1
  106. August 28, 1976 – Atomic test by USSR at Eastern Kazakh, USSR
  107. August 28, 1977 – LPGA Patty Berg Golf Classic achieved by Bonnie Lauer
  108. August 28, 1977 – 2nd North American Soccer League Championship achieved by NY Cosmos by vanquishing Seattle Sounders, 2-1, at Civic Stadium in Poland Ore
  109. August 28, 1978 – Donald Vesco achieved a speed of 318.598 mph using a 21 ft long Kawasaki automobile
  110. August 28, 1978 – Jaáfaar Shariff-Emami installed prime minister of Iran
  111. August 28, 1979 – and IRA shell explodes in the Brussels’Great Market
  112. August 28, 1979 – train accident in Nijmegen leaves 7 dead
  113. August 28, 1980 – “Atlantic City” and “Gloria” guided by Louis Malle and John Cassavetes respectively were awarded Golden Lion at the 37th Venice Film Festival
  114. August 28, 1981 – The suspect who tried to murder President Regan, John Hinckley Jr claims that he was not guilty
  115. August 28, 1981- 1 mile’s best achieved by Sabastian Co of UK
  116. August 28, 1981 – the frequency of occurrence of pneumocystis and Kaposi’s cancer in homosexuals as per the report released by the National Centres for Disease Control
  117. August 28, 1982 – closing of the performance of “Sugar Babies” after completing 1208 shows at Mark Hellinger Throater
  118. August 28, 1982 – Atomic test underground by USSR
  119. August 28, 1982 – San Francisco hosts the first games of the Gay

  120. August 28, 1982- Golden award to “The State of Things” guided by Wim Wenders at the 39th Venice Film Festival
  121. August 28, 1983 – “Mame” closes after 41 shows at Gershwin Theatre NYC
  122. August 28, 1983 – Israeli Prime Minister, Menachem Begin steps down from office
  123. August 28, 1983 – Columbia Savings Golf Classic achieved by Pat Bradley
  124. August 28, 1984 – atomic test underground by the USSR
  125. August 28, 1986 – a crowd numbering 69300 assembled in Toronto Stadium in Canada to witness the wrestling match
  126. August 28, 1986 – a US Navy staff Jerry A Whitworth found guilty of spying and awarded a punishment of 1 year
  127. August 28, 1987 – inauguration of 2nd World Championship in Athletics at Rome, Italy
  128. August 28, 1988 – Emmy Awards achieved by 30 Something, Wonder Years, and Richard Kiley
  129. August 28, 1988 – Eric Meeks achieves the 88th US Golf Amateur Championship
  130. August 28, 1988 – LPGA Ocean State Golf achieved by Patty Jordan
  131. August 28, 1988 – LPGA Nestle World Golf Championship won by Rosie Jones
  132. August 28, 1989 – practice session for Cy Young Award Winners
  133. August 28, 1990 – Alex Volkov defeats Stefan Edberg, No.1 seeded thespian in the 1st round
  134. August 28, 1990 – a cyclone of Category F5 strikes Plainfield, Illinois, and leaves 29 dead and 353 wounded
  135. August 28, 1991 – in a train derailing in the subway at Union Square, 5 persons lost their lives
  136. August 28, 1991 – match between Red Tom Browning and Expo Dennis Martinez – both being fault-less pitchers
  137. August 28, 1992 – debut performance for Muttiah Muralitharan in a cricket match Vs Australia at Colombo
  138. August 28, 1993 – 223 died when dam breaches in Qinghai West China
  139. August 28, 1993 – installation of Teng Cheong, now vice prime minister, as president of Singapore
  140. August 28, 1994 – Japanese gays conduct a procession
  141. August 28, 1994 – Martha Nause wins the 22nd du Maurer Golf Classic
  142. August 28, 1994 – Tiger Woods was victorious at the 94th US Golf Amateur Championship
  143. August 28, 1994 – valedictory of 15th Commonwealth Plays in Victoria, Canada
  144. August 28, 1995 – Richie Richardson calls it a day for Test Cricket
  145. August 28, 1995 – a target for production of oil to 3.5 million containers per day by 2005 published by Kuwaiti Oil Minister Abdul Mohsen al-Medej
  146. August 28, 1996 – “Neil Jordan” guided by Michael Collins was awarded Golden Lion at the 53rd Venice Film Festival
  147. August 28, 1996 – Liam Botham achieves 5-67 against top debut Hants against Middlesex
  148. August 28, 1997 – Participants at a Belgium entertainment park were stranded upside down for 90 minutes
  149. August 28, 1998 – the effort of the Pakistan government to make “Qur’an and Sunnah” a Law failed in the Senate

    21st Century – August 28 This Day In History – The 2000s

  150. August 28, 2003 – A power failure in England affected 500000 people in East England and many underground railway systems to stop
  151. August 28, 2003 – awards at the 20th MTV Music Award ceremony to Missy Elliot, Justin Timberlake, and others
  152. August 28, 2011 – Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, and Justin Bieber achieve the awards at the 28th MTV Video Music Awards
  153. August 28, 2012 – Mitt Romney was the presidential hopeful of the United States Republican Party
  154. August 28, 2013 – The US tabled a motion at the United Nations Security Council for action against Syria’s use of chemical arms, and Russia and Chania boycotted the meeting
  155. August 28, 2013 – bombardment across Iraq leaves many people dead
  156. August 28, 2013 – Golden Lion awarded to “Sacro GRA” guided by Gianfranco Rosi at the 70th Venice Film Festival

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