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 This day in History - August 28
355 Historic Events for August 28
1884

Mickey Welsh strikes-out 1st 9 men he faces

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1884

1st known photograph of a tornado is made near Howard SD

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1885

Julius Hopp, composer, dies at 66

Death
1885

Armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, composer

Birth
1887

Daniel Zamudio, composer

Birth
1889

Charles Boyer, France, actor (Algiers, Fanny, Barefoot in the Park)

Birth
1890

Ivor Gurney, composer

Birth
1891

Stanley Andrews, Chicago IL, actor (Shine on Harvest Moon)

Birth
1894

Charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter/sculptor (Iron Tower)

Birth
1894

Karl B”hm, Austrian conductor/composer

Birth
1897

Morris Ankrum, IL, actor (Kronos, Half Human, Earth vs Flying Saucers)

Birth
1898

Ludwig Turek, writer

Birth
1900

Henry Sidgwick, English philosopher (Women on University), dies

Death
1901

Cornelis J Kelk, Dutch writer (Dance of Young Feet)

Birth
1901

Paul Henry Lang, Budapest, critic/musicologist (NY Herald Tribune)

Birth
1903

Rudolph Wagner-Regeny, composer

Birth
1903

August Labitzky, composer, dies at 70

Death
1905

Cyril Walters, cricketer (solid England batsman of 30's)

Birth
1905

Sam Levene, Russia, actor (Demon, Gung Ho, Boomerang)

Birth
1906

John Betjeman, poet laureate of England (Mt Zion)

Birth
1907

United Parcel Service begins service, in Seattle

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1907

Philip A Edwards, Brit Guiana, runner (Olympic-bronze-1928, 32, 36)

Birth
1908

14th US Golf Open: Fred McLeod shoots a 322 at Myopia Hunt Club Mass

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1908

Roger Tory Peterson, NY, ornithologist/writer (How to Know Birds)

Birth
1911

45.7 cm rainfall at St George, Georgia (state record)

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