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 This day in History - August 28
355 Historic Events for August 28
1911

Jose Antonio Giron de Velasco, politician

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1911

Joseph MAH Luns, foreign minister/secr-general (NATO)

Birth
1912

Ruurd Faber, mayor of Aalten (1971-75)

Birth
1913

Richard Tucker, [Reuben Ticker], Brooklyn NY, Tenor (NY Met Opera)

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1913

Lindsay Hassett, cricketer (great Australian bat and capt after Bradman)

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1913

John Terence Reese, bridge master

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1913

Queen Wilhelmina opens Peace Palace (The Hague)

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1914

John French evacuate Amiens

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1914

3rd day of battle at Tannenberg: violent German/Russian battles

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1914

Battle at Helgoland: British fleet beats German, 1100 killed

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1914

Glenn Osser, Munising Mich, orch leader (Paul Whiteman Goodyear Revue)

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1914

Anatoli Liadov, composer, dies at 59

Death
1914

Anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, composer (Baba Yaga), dies at 59 [NS]

Death
1916

Italy declares war against Germany during WW I

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1916

Germany declares war on Romania

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1916

C Wright Mills, sociologist, writer (The Power Elite) [or May 28]

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1916

Jack [Holbrook] Vance, US, sci-fi author (2 Hugo, Dirdir, Pnume)

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1916

Francis W Warre-Cornish, Engl vice-provost of Eton (1893-1916), dies

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1917

10 suffragists arrested as they picket White House

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1917

Jack Kirby, cartoonist (X-Men, Spiderman, Hulk, Capt America)

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1918

Alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician

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1918

Tris Speaker suspended for season due to assault on ump Tom Connolly

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1919

Louis Botha, South African Boer leader, dies

Death
1919

General John Smuts becomes premier of South Africa

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1919

Ernest H Martin, [Markowitz], producer (Feuer and Martin-Chorus Line)

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