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ⓘ August 28. 1955 – Black teenager Emmett Till is brutally murdered in Mississippi, galvanizing the nascent civil rights movement. 2003 – In one of the most compl ..



August 28
                                     

ⓘ August 28

  • 1955 – Black teenager Emmett Till is brutally murdered in Mississippi, galvanizing the nascent civil rights movement.
  • 2003 – In "one of the most complicated and bizarre crimes in the annals of the FBI", Brian Wells dies after becoming involved in a complex plot involving a bank robbery, a scavenger hunt, and a homemade explosive device.
  • 1609 – Henry Hudson discovers Delaware Bay.
  • 1862 – American Civil War: Second Battle of Bull Run, also known as the Battle of Second Manassas. The battle ends on August 30.
  • 1917 – Ten Suffragettes are arrested while picketing the White House.
  • 1859 – The Carrington event is the strongest geomagnetic storm on record to strike the Earth. Electrical telegraph service is widely disrupted.
  • 1990 – Iraq declares Kuwait to be its newest province.
  • 475 – The Roman general Orestes forces western Roman Emperor Julius Nepos to flee his capital city, Ravenna.
  • 1993 – The Galileo spacecraft discovers a moon, later named Dactyl, around 243 Ida, the first known asteroid moon.
  • 1924 – The Georgian opposition stages the August Uprising against the Soviet Union.
  • 1937 – Toyota Motors becomes an independent company.
  • 1845 – The first issue of Scientific American magazine is published.
  • 1619 – Election of Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor.
  • 1867 – The United States takes possession of the at this point unoccupied Midway Atoll.
  • 1709 – Meidingnu Pamheiba is crowned King of Manipur.
  • 1998 – Pakistans National Assembly passes a constitutional amendment to make the "Quran and Sunnah" the "supreme law" but the bill is defeated in the Senate.
  • 1833 – King William IV gives Royal Assent to the Slavery Abolition Act 1833, although slavery remained legal in the possessions of the East India Company until the passage of the Indian Slavery Act, 1843.
  • 1964 – The Philadelphia race riot begins.
  • 1521 – The Ottoman Turks occupy Belgrade.
  • 1789 – William Herschel discovers a new moon of Saturn: Enceladus.
  • 1901 – Silliman University is founded in the Philippines. It is the first American private school in the country.
  • 1957 – U.S. Senator Strom Thurmond begins a filibuster to prevent the Senate from voting on Civil Rights Act of 1957; he stopped speaking 24 hours and 18 minutes later, the longest filibuster ever conducted by a single Senator.
  • 1988 – Ramstein air show disaster: Three aircraft of the Frecce Tricolori demonstration team collide and the wreckage falls into the crowd. Seventy-five are killed and 346 seriously injured.
  • 1640 – Second Bishops War: King Charles Is English army loses to a Scottish Covenanter force at the Battle of Newburn.
  • 1898 – Caleb Bradhams beverage "Brads Drink" is renamed "Pepsi-Cola".
  • 1542 – Turkish–Portuguese War: Battle of Wofla: The Portuguese are scattered, their leader Christovão da Gama is captured and later executed.
  • 1968 – The police rioted during the Democratic National Convention, beating up anti-war protesters, peaceful demonstrators, innocent bystanders, and members of the press.
  • 489 – Theodoric, king of the Ostrogoths, defeats Odoacer at the Battle of Isonzo, forcing his way into Italy.
  • 1879 – Cetshwayo, last king of the Zulus, is captured by the British.
  • 1810 – Battle of Grand Port: The French accept the surrender of a British Navy fleet.
  • 1914 – World War I: The Royal Navy defeats the German fleet in the Battle of Heligoland Bight.
  • 1990 – An F5 tornado strikes the Illinois cities of Plainfield and Joliet, killing 29 people.
  • 1914 – World War I: German troops take the city of Namur in Belgium.
  • 1916 – World War I: Germany declares war on Romania.
  • 1913 – Queen Wilhelmina opens the Peace Palace in The Hague.
  • 1963 – March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom: The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. gives his I Have a Dream speech.
  • 1648 – The Siege of Colchester ends when Royalists Forces surrender to the Parliamentary Forces after eleven weeks, during the Second English Civil War.
  • 1909 – A group of mid-level Greek Army officers launches the Goudi coup, seeking wide-ranging reforms.
  • 1998 – Second Congo War: Loyalist troops backed by Angolan and Zimbabwean forces repulse the RCD and Rwandan offensive on Kinshasa.
  • 663 – Silla–Tang armies crush the Baekje restoration attempt and force Yamato Japan to withdraw from Korea in the Battle of Baekgang.
  • 632 – Fatimah, daughter of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, dies, with her cause of death being a controversial topic among the Sunni Muslims and Shia Muslims.
  • 1944 – World War II: Marseille and Toulon are liberated.
  • 1916 – World War I: Italy declares war on Germany.
  • 1565 – Pedro Menendez de Aviles sights land near St. Augustine, Florida and founds the oldest continuously occupied European-established city in the continental United States.
  • 1830 – The Baltimore and Ohio Railroads new Tom Thumb steam locomotive races a horse-drawn car, presaging steams role in U.S. railroads.
  • 1943 – Denmark in World War II: German authorities demand that Danish authorities crack down on acts of resistance. The next day, martial law is imposed on Denmark.
  • 1189 – Third Crusade: The Crusaders begin the Siege of Acre under Guy of Lusignan.
  • 1524 – The Kaqchikel Maya rebel against their former Spanish allies during the Spanish conquest of Guatemala.
  • 1861 – American Civil War: Union forces attack Cape Hatteras, North Carolina in the Battle of Hatteras Inlet Batteries which lasts for two days.
  • 1849 – After a month-long siege, Venice, which had declared itself independent as the Republic of San Marco, surrenders to Austria.
                                     

1. Births

  • 1938 – Paul Martin, Canadian lawyer and politician, 21st Prime Minister of Canada
  • 1992 – Max Collins, American-Filipino actress and model
  • 1918 – L. B. Cole, American illustrator and publisher d. 1995
  • 1939 – John Kingman, English mathematician and academic
  • 1979 – Markus Proll, German footballer
  • 1887 – August Kippasto, Estonian-Australian wrestler and poet d. 1973
  • 1859 – Matilda Howell, American archer d. 1938
  • 1956 – Luis Guzman, Puerto Rican-American actor and producer
  • 1981 – Matt Alrich, American lacrosse player
  • 1974 – Carsten Jancker, German footballer and manager
  • 1739 – Agostino Accorimboni, Italian composer d. 1818
  • 1961 – Cliff Benson, American football player
  • 1971 – Raul Marquez, Mexican-American boxer and sportscaster
  • 1833 – Edward Burne-Jones, English artist of the Pre-Raphaelite movement d. 1898
  • 1981 – Agata Wrobel, Polish weightlifter
  • 1953 – Ditmar Jakobs, German footballer
  • 1915 – Tasha Tudor, American author and illustrator d. 2008
  • 1948 – Danny Seraphine, American drummer and producer
  • 1957 – Daniel Stern, American actor and director
  • 1947 – Emlyn Hughes, English footballer d. 2004
  • 1928 – F. William Free, American businessman d. 2003
  • 1983 – Lilli Schwarzkopf, German heptathlete
  • 1986 – Florence Welch, English singer-songwriter
  • 1979 – Ruth Riley, American basketball player
  • 1913 – Richard Tucker, American tenor and actor d. 1975
  • 1980 – Debra Lafave, sex offender and former American teacher
  • 1961 – Jennifer Coolidge, American actress
  • 1967 – Jamie Osborne, English jockey and trainer
  • 1921 – Nancy Kulp, American actress and soldier d. 1991
  • 1952 – Wendelin Wiedeking, German businessman
  • 1582 – Taichang, emperor of China d. 1620
  • 1968 – Billy Boyd, Scottish actor and singer
  • 1961 – Kim Appleby, English singer-songwriter and actress
  • 1925 – Philip Purser, English author and critic
  • 1970 – Rick Recht, American singer-songwriter
  • 1933 – Philip French, English journalist, critic, and producer d. 2015
  • 1961 – Deepak Tijori, Indian actor and director
  • 1964 – Lee Janzen, American golfer
  • 1981 – Martin Erat, Czech ice hockey player
  • 1904 – Leho Laurine, Estonian chess player d. 1998
  • 1986 – Tommy Hanson, American baseball player d. 2015
  • 1931 – John Shirley-Quirk, English actor, singer, and educator d. 2014
  • 1964 – Kaj Leo Johannesen, Faroese footballer and politician, 12th Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands
  • 1943 – Shuja Khanzada, Pakistani colonel and politician d. 2015
  • 1941 – John Stanley Marshall, English drummer
  • 1931 – Tito Capobianco, Argentinian director and producer d. 2018
  • 1906 – John Betjeman, English poet and academic d. 1984
  • 1951 – Wayne Osmond, American singer-songwriter and actor
  • 1991 – Felicio Brown Forbes, German footballer
  • 1728 – John Stark, American general d. 1822
  • 1981 – Kezia Dugdale, Scottish politician
  • 1898 – Charlie Grimm, American baseball player, manager, and sportscaster d. 1983
  • 1930 – Windsor Davies, British actor d. 2019
  • 1929 – Roxie Roker, American actress d. 1995
  • 1969 – Pierre Turgeon, Canadian-American ice hockey player
  • 1979 – Kristen Hughes, Australian netball player
  • 1943 – Lou Piniella, American baseball player and manager
  • 1950 – Tony Husband, English cartoonist
  • 1913 – Jack Dreyfus, American businessman, founded the Dreyfus Corporation d. 2009
  • 1929 – Istvan Kertesz, Hungarian conductor d. 1973
  • 1991 – Andreja Pejic Bosnian model
  • 1908 – Roger Tory Peterson, American ornithologist and author d. 1996
  • 1969 – Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and Founder of Leanin.org
  • 1859 – Vittorio Sella, Italian mountaineer and photographer d. 1943
  • 2003 – Quvenzhane Wallis, American actress
  • 1952 – Jacques Chagnon, Canadian educator and politician
  • 1943 – Jihad Al-Atrash, Lebanese actor and voice actor
  • 1966 – Priya Dutt, Indian social worker and politician
  • 1972 – Ravindu Shah, Kenyan cricketer
  • 1953 – Tõnu Kaljuste, Estonian conductor and journalist
  • 1867 – Umberto Giordano, Italian composer and academic d. 1948
  • 1989 – Valtteri Bottas, Finnish race car driver
  • 1827 – Catherine Mikhailovna, Russian grand duchess d. 1894
  • 1974 – Takahito Eguchi, Japanese pianist and composer
  • 1924 – Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, Ukrainian-American rabbi and author d. 2014
  • 1891 – Benno Schotz, Estonian-Scottish sculptor and engineer d. 1984
  • 932 – Richard I, duke of Normandy d. 996
  • 1954 – Katharine Abraham, American feminist economist
  • 1956 – Steve Whiteman, American singer-songwriter
  • 1989 – Cassadee Pope, American singer-songwriter
  • 1942 – Wendy Davies, Welsh historian and academic
  • 1928 – Vilayat Khan, Indian sitar player and composer d. 2004
  • 1986 – Armie Hammer, American actor
  • 1975 – Gareth Farrelly, Irish footballer and manager
  • 1899 – James Wong Howe, Chinese American cinematographer d. 1976
  • 1986 – Gilad Shalit, Israeli soldier and hostage
  • 1931 – Cristina Deutekom, Dutch soprano and actress d. 2014
  • 1878 – George Whipple, American physician and pathologist, Nobel Prize laureate d. 1976
  • 1954 – John Dorahy, Australian rugby player and coach
  • 1969 – Jack Black, American actor and comedian
  • 1913 – Terence Reese, English bridge player and author d. 1996
  • 1749 – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German novelist, poet, playwright, and diplomat d. 1832
  • 1916 – Helene Baillargeon, Canadian singer and actress d. 1997
  • 1979 – Shaila Durcal, Spanish singer-songwriter
  • 1921 – Lidia Gueiler Tejada, the first female President of Bolivia d. 2011
  • 1958 – Scott Hamilton, American figure skater
  • 1931 – Roger Williams, English hepatologist and academic
  • 1971 – Todd Eldredge, American figure skater and coach
  • 1950 – Ron Guidry, American baseball player and coach
  • 1921 – Fernando Fernan Gomez, Spanish actor, director, and playwright d. 2007
  • 1942 – Jorge Urosa, Venezuelan cardinal
  • 1885 – Vance Palmer, Australian author, playwright, and critic d. 1959
  • 1938 – Bengt Fahlstrom, Swedish journalist d. 2017
  • 1940 – Roger Pingeon, French cyclist d. 2017
  • 1942 – Sterling Morrison, American singer and guitarist d. 1995
  • 1971 – Janet Evans, American swimmer
  • 1943 – Robert Greenwald, American director and producer
  • 1899 – Andrei Platonov, Russian author and poet d. 1951
  • 1980 – Jaakko Ojaniemi, Finnish decathlete
  • 1948 – Vonda N. McIntyre, American author
  • 1945 – Bob Segarini, American-Canadian singer-songwriter
  • 1957 – Ivo Josipovic, Croatian lawyer, jurist, and politician, 3rd President of Croatia
  • 1366 – Jean Le Maingre, marshal of France d. 1421
  • 1924 – Janet Frame, New Zealand author and poet d. 2004
  • 1932 – Yakir Aharonov, Israeli academic and educator
  • 1940 – William Cohen, American lawyer and politician, 20th United States Secretary of Defense
  • 1959 – Brian Thompson, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1481 – Francisco de Sa de Miranda, Portuguese poet d. 1558
  • 1961 – Ian Pont, English cricketer and coach
  • 1974 – Johan Andersson, Swedish game designer and programmer
  • 1941 – Michael Craig-Martin, Irish painter and illustrator
  • 1921 – John Herbert Chapman, Canadian physicist and engineer d. 1979
  • 1948 – Heather Reisman, Canadian publisher and businesswoman
  • 1993 – Jakub Sokolik, Czech footballer
  • 1023 – Go-Reizei, emperor of Japan d. 1068
  • 1911 – Joseph Luns, Dutch politician and diplomat, 5th Secretary General of NATO d. 2002
  • 1983 – Lasith Malinga, Sri Lankan cricketer
  • 1952 – Rita Dove, American poet and essayist
  • 1938 – Maurizio Costanzo, Italian journalist and academic
  • 1884 – Peter Fraser, Scottish-New Zealand journalist and politician, 24th Prime Minister of New Zealand d. 1950
  • 1774 – Elizabeth Ann Seton, American nun and saint, co-founded the Sisters of Charity Federation in the Vincentian-Setonian Tradition d. 1821
  • 1930 – Ben Gazzara, American actor d. 2012
  • 1951 – Colin McAdam, Scottish footballer d. 2013
  • 1917 – Jack Kirby, American author and illustrator d. 1994
  • 1801 – Antoine Augustin Cournot, French mathematician and philosopher d. 1877
  • 1910 – Tjalling Koopmans, Dutch-American mathematician and economist Nobel Prize laureate d. 1985
  • 1965 – Shania Twain, Canadian singer-songwriter
  • 1814 – Sheridan Le Fanu, Irish author d. 1873
  • 1592 – George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, English courtier and politician d. 1628
  • 1970 – Melina Aslanidou, German-Greek singer-songwriter
  • 1919 – Godfrey Hounsfield, English biophysicist and engineer Nobel Prize laureate d. 2004
  • 1925 – Billy Grammer, American singer-songwriter and guitarist d. 2011
  • 1982 – Anderson Silva de França, Brazilian footballer
  • 1989 – Jo Kwon, South Korean singer and dancer
  • 1995 – Joshua Kalu, American football player
  • 1916 – Jack Vance, American author d. 2013
  • 1976 – Federico Magallanes, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1913 – Robert Irving, English conductor and director d. 1991
  • 1476 – Kanō Motonobu, Japanese painter d. 1559
  • 1962 – Paul Allen, English footballer
  • 1933 – Patrick Kalilombe, Malawian bishop and theologian d. 2012
  • 1990 – Bojan Krkic, Spanish footballer
  • 1986 – Simon Mannering, New Zealand rugby league player
  • 1965 – Dan Crowley, Australian rugby player
  • 1954 – Ravi Kanbur, Indian-English economist and academic
  • 1910 – Morris Graves, American painter and academic d. 2001
  • 1903 – Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian-American psychologist and author d. 1990
  • 1936 – Don Denkinger, American baseball player and umpire
  • 1915 – Max Robertson, Bengal-born English sportscaster and author d. 2009
  • 1975 – Royce Willis, New Zealand rugby player
  • 1980 – Carly Pope, Canadian actress and producer
  • 1887 – Istvan Kuhar, Slovenian priest and politician d. 1922
  • 1935 – Warren M. Washington, American atmospheric scientist
  • 1969 – Jason Priestley, Canadian actor, director, and producer
  • 1994 – Junior Malanda, Belgian footballer d. 2015
  • 1949 – Hugh Cornwell, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1931 – Ola L. Mize, American colonel, Medal of Honor recipient d. 2014
  • 1943 – David Soul, American actor and singer
  • 1981 – Jake Owen, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1949 – Svetislav Pesic, Serbian basketball player and coach
  • 1981 – Daniel Gygax, Swiss footballer
  • 1899 – Charles Boyer, French-American actor, singer, and producer d. 1978
  • 1987 – Caleb Moore, American snowmobile racer d. 2013
  • 1947 – Liza Wang, Hong Kong actress and singer
  • 1916 – C. Wright Mills American sociologist and author d. 1962
  • 1969 – Mary McCartney, English photographer and activist
  • 1981 – Ahmed Talbi, Moroccan footballer
  • 1962 – Craig Anton, American actor and screenwriter
  • 1925 – Donald OConnor, American actor, singer, and dancer d. 2003
  • 1986 – Jeff Green, American basketball player
  • 1985 – Kjetil Jansrud, Norwegian skier
  • 1948 – Murray Parker, New Zealand cricketer and educator
  • 1965 – Sonia Kruger, Australian television host and actress
  • 1840 – Alexander Cameron Sim, Scottish-Japanese pharmacist and businessman, founded Kobe Regatta & Athletic Club d. 1900
  • 1980 – Antony Hamalainen, Finnish singer-songwriter
  • 1932 – Andy Bathgate, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and manager d. 2016
  • 1973 – J. August Richards, American actor
  • 1971 – Shane Andrews, American baseball player
  • 1853 – Vladimir Shukhov, Russian architect and engineer, designed the Adziogol Lighthouse d. 1939
  • 1982 – Kevin McNaughton, Scottish footballer
  • 1837 – Francis von Hohenstein, duke of Teck d. 1900
  • 1979 – Robert Hoyzer, German footballer and referee
  • 1941 – Toomas Leius, Estonian tennis player and coach
  • 1963 – Maria Gheorghiu, Romanian folk singer-songwriter
  • 1992 – Bismack Biyombo, Congolese basketball player
  • 1965 – Satoshi Tajiri, Japanese video game developer; created Pokemon
  • 1924 – Tony MacGibbon, New Zealand cricketer and engineer d. 2010
  • 1978 – Jess Margera, American drummer
  • 1957 – Ai Weiwei, Chinese sculptor and activist
  • 1904 – Secondo Campini, Italian-American engineer d. 1980
  • 1957 – Greg Clark, English businessman and politician, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government
  • 1951 – Keiichi Suzuki, Japanese singer-songwriter
  • 1714 – Anthony Ulrich, duke of Brunswick-Luneburg d. 1774
  • 1822 – Graham Berry, English-Australian politician, 11th Premier of Victoria d. 1904
  • 1981 – Raphael Matos, Brazilian race car driver
  • 1591 – John Christian of Brieg, duke of Brzeg d. 1639
  • 1982 – Thiago Motta, Brazilian-Italian footballer
  • 1941 – Paul Plishka, American opera singer
  • 1980 – Jonathan Reynolds, English lawyer and politician
  • 1944 – Marianne Heemskerk, Dutch swimmer
  • 1935 – Gilles Rocheleau, Canadian businessman and politician d. 1998
  • 1962 – David Fincher, American director and producer
  • 1935 – Melvin Charney, Canadian sculptor and architect d. 2012
  • 1667 – Louise of Mecklenburg-Gustrow, queen of Denmark and Norway d. 1721
  • 1994 – Bobby Andonov, Australian singer
  • 1989 – Cesar Azpilicueta, Spanish footballer
  • 1982 – LeAnn Rimes, American singer-songwriter and actress
  • 1896 – Firaq Gorakhpuri, Indian author, poet, and critic d. 1982
  • 1894 – Karl Bohm, Austrian conductor and director d. 1981
  • 1913 – Lindsay Hassett, Australian cricketer and sportscaster d. 1993
  • 1943 – Surayud Chulanont, Thai general and politician, 24th Prime Minister of Thailand
  • 1992 – Gabriela Dragoi, Romanian gymnast
  • 1954 – George M. Church, American geneticist, chemist, and engineer
  • 1816 – Charles Sladen, English-Australian politician, 6th Premier of Victoria d. 1884
  • 1691 – Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, Holy Roman Empress d. 1750
  • 1994 – Manon Arcangioli, French tennis player
  • 1948 – Elizabeth Wilmshurst, English academic and jurist
  • 1888 – Evadne Price, Australian actress, astrologer, and author d. 1985
  • 1975 – Hamish McLachlan, Australian television personality
  • 1905 – Cyril Walters, Welsh-English cricketer d. 1992
  • 1972 – Jay Witasick, American baseball player and coach
  • 1975 – Jamie Cureton, English footballer
  • 1983 – Luke McAlister, New Zealand rugby player
  • 1612 – Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch linguist and scholar d. 1653
  • 1913 – Robertson Davies, Canadian journalist, author, and playwright d. 1995
  • 1963 – Regina Jacobs, American runner
  • 1924 – Peggy Ryan, American actress and dancer d. 2004
                                     

2. Deaths

  • 2012 – Rhodes Boyson, English educator and politician b. 1925
  • 1406 – John de Sutton V, Baron Sutton of Dudley b. 1380
  • 1995 – Michael Ende, German scientist and author b. 1929
  • 1818 – Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, American fur trader, founded Chicago b. 1750
  • 2009 – Richard Egan, US Ambassador, Owner of Dell EMC, Engineer b. 1963
  • 1888 – Julius Krohn, Finnish poet and journalist b. 1835
  • 1648 – Charles Lucas, English general b. 1613
  • 1820 – Andrew Ellicott, American surveyor and urban planner b. 1754
  • 1988 – Max Shulman, American author and screenwriter b. 1919
  • 2016 – Juan Gabriel, Mexican singer and songwriter b. 1950
  • 1988 – Jean Marchand, Canadian union leader and politician, 43rd Secretary of State for Canada b. 1918
  • 1975 – Fritz Wotruba, Austrian sculptor b. 1907
  • 1978 – Bruce Catton, American historian and journalist b. 1899
  • 2006 – Benoit Sauvageau, Canadian educator and politician b. 1963
  • 1965 – Giulio Racah, Italian-Israeli physicist and mathematician b. 1909
  • 1981 – Bela Guttmann, Hungarian footballer, coach, and manager b. 1900
  • 2014 – John Anthony Walker, American soldier and spy b. 1937
  • 1481 – Afonso V, king of Portugal b. 1432
  • 1540 – Federico II Gonzaga, duke of Mantua b. 1500
  • 1986 – Russell Lee, American photographer and journalist b. 1903
  • 430 – Augustine of Hippo, Algerian bishop, theologian, and saint b. 354
  • 1985 – Ruth Gordon, American actress and screenwriter b. 1896
  • 1972 – Prince William of Gloucester b. 1941
  • 1903 – Frederick Law Olmsted, American journalist and architect, co-designed Central Park b. 1822
  • 2015 – Nelson Shanks, American painter and educator b. 1937
  • 1654 – Axel Oxenstierna, Swedish lawyer and politician, Lord High Chancellor of Sweden b. 1583
  • 2015 – Al Arbour, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach b. 1932
  • 1648 – George Lisle, English general b. 1610
  • 2007 – Arthur Jones, American businessman, founded Nautilus, Inc. and MedX Corporation b. 1926
  • 1943 – Georg Hellat, Estonian architect b. 1870
  • 1784 – Junipero Serra, Spanish priest and missionary b. 1713
  • 2013 – Frank Pulli, American baseball player and umpire b. 1935
  • 2006 – Heino Lipp, Estonian shot putter and discus thrower b. 1922
  • 2012 – Saul Merin, Polish-Israeli ophthalmologist and academic b. 1933
  • 2007 – Miyoshi Umeki, Japanese-American actress b. 1929
  • 2013 – Rafael Diaz Ycaza, Ecuadorian journalist, author, and poet b. 1925
  • 2012 – Shulamith Firestone, Canadian-American activist and author b. 1945
  • 1678 – John Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton, English soldier and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland b. 1602
  • 1231 – Eleanor of Portugal, Queen of Denmark
  • 1995 – Carl Giles, English cartoonist b. 1916
  • 876 – Louis the German, Frankish king b. 804
  • 2009 – Adam Goldstein, American drummer, DJ, and producer b. 1973
  • 1995 – Earl W. Bascom, American rodeo performer and painter b. 1906
  • 1055 – Xing Zong, Chinese emperor b. 1016
  • 2012 – Ramon Sota, Spanish golfer b. 1938
  • 2011 – Bernie Gallacher, English footballer b. 1967
  • 1757 – David Hartley, English psychologist and philosopher b. 1705
  • 2007 – Francisco Umbral, Spanish journalist and author b. 1935
  • 1993 – William Stafford, American poet and academic b. 1914
  • 1991 – Alekos Sakellarios, Greek director and screenwriter b. 1913
  • 1984 – Muhammad Naguib, Egyptian general and politician, 1st President of Egypt b. 1901
  • 2013 – Barry Stobart, English footballer b. 1938
  • 1839 – William Smith, English geologist and engineer b. 1769
  • 2015 – Mark Krasniqi, Kosovan ethnographer, poet, and translator b. 1920
  • 2013 – Edmund B. Fitzgerald, American businessman b. 1926
  • 1978 – Robert Shaw, English actor b. 1927
  • 1959 – Bohuslav Martinu, Czech-American composer and educator b. 1890
  • 1990 – Willy Vandersteen, Belgian author and illustrator b. 1913
  • 1149 – Muin ad-Din Unur, Turkish ruler and regent
  • 1900 – Henry Sidgwick, English economist and philosopher b. 1838
  • 919 – He Gui, Chinese general b. 858
  • 1968 – Dimitris Pikionis, Greek architect and academic b. 1887
  • 1646 – Johannes Banfi Hunyades, English-Hungarian alchemist, chemist and metallurgist. b. 1576
  • 1341 – Levon IV, king of Armenia b. 1309
  • 2007 – Hilly Kristal, American businessman, founded CBGB b. 1932
  • 2006 – Melvin Schwartz, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate b. 1932
  • 1919 – Adolf Schmal, Austrian fencer and cyclist b. 1872
  • 1793 – Adam Philippe, Comte de Custine, French general b. 1740
  • 2005 – Jacques Dufilho, French actor b. 1914
  • 1955 – Emmett Till, American murder victim b. 1941
  • 1982 – Geoff Chubb, South African cricketer b. 1911
  • 388 – Magnus Maximus, Roman emperor b. 335
  • 2008 – Phil Hill, American race car driver b. 1927
  • 1609 – Francis Vere, English governor and general
  • 1989 – John Steptoe, American author and illustrator b. 1950
  • 1943 – Boris III of Bulgaria b. 1894
  • 1665 – Elisabetta Sirani, Italian painter b. 1638
  • 2010 – William P. Foster, American bandleader and educator b. 1919
  • 2014 – Glenn Cornick, English bass guitarist b. 1947
  • 2007 – Paul MacCready, American engineer and businessman, founded AeroVironment b. 1925
  • 632 – Fatimah, daughter of Muhammad b. 605
  • 2014 – Hal Finney, American cryptographer and programmer b. 1956
  • 2013 – Lorella Cedroni, Italian political scientist and philosopher b. 1961
  • 2017 – Mireille Darc, French actress and model b. 1938
  • 1735 – Edwin Stead, English landowner and cricketer b. 1701
  • 1934 – Edgeworth David, Welsh-Australian geologist and explorer b. 1858
  • 1971 – Reuvein Margolies, Israeli author and scholar b. 1889
  • 1891 – Robert Caldwell, English missionary and linguist b. 1814
  • 2012 – Dick McBride, American author, poet, and playwright b. 1928
  • 1976 – Anissa Jones, American actress b. 1958
  • 683 – Kinich Janaab Pakal I, ajaw of the city-state of Palenque b. 615
  • 1987 – John Huston, Irish actor, director, and screenwriter b. 1906
  • 1805 – Alexander Carlyle, Scottish church leader and author b. 1722
  • 770 – Kōken, emperor of Japan b. 718
  • 2013 – John Bellany, Scottish painter and academic b. 1942
  • 2005 – George Szekeres, Hungarian-Australian mathematician and academic b. 1911
  • 476 – Orestes, Roman general and politician
  • 2005 – Esther Szekeres, Hungarian-Australian mathematician and academic b. 1910
  • 1937 – George Prendergast, Australian politician, 28th Premier of Victoria b. 1854
  • 2016 – Mr. Fuji, American professional wrestler and manager b. 1934
  • 1645 – Hugo Grotius, Dutch playwright, philosopher, and jurist b. 1583
                                     

3. Holidays and observances

  • Moses the Black
  • August 28 Eastern Orthodox liturgics
  • Hermes
  • Edmund Arrowsmith
  • Augustine of Hippo
  • Christian feast day
  • Alexander of Constantinople
  • National Grandparents Day Mexico

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