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 This day in History - August 28
355 Historic Events for August 28
1920

19th amendment acknowledges women's rights

Event
1921

Babe Ruth starts streak of an extra-base hit in 9 straight games

Event
1921

2nd Pan-African Congress meets (London, Brussels and Paris)

Event
1921

Joop Doderer, Velsen Netherlands, actor (Swiebertje)

Birth
1921

Nancy Kulp, Harrisburg PA, actress (Miss Hathaway-Beverly Hillbillies)

Birth
1922

Louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Eu/Brazil, dies at 80

Death
1922

Albert von Tilzer and Neville Fleesons musical premieres in NYC

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1922

1st Walker Cup: US beats England 8-4

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1922

WEAF in NYC airs 1st radio coml (Queensboro Realty-$100 for 10 mins)

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1924

Vilayat Khan, composer

Birth
1924

Tony MacGibbon, NZ cricket fast bowler (took 70 wickets in 1950's)

Birth
1924

Peggy Ryan, Long Beach Calif, actress (Jenny-Hawaii Five-0)

Birth
1924

Janet Frame, NZ, novelist (Intensive Care, Owls Do Cry)

Birth
1925

Meteorite falls on Ellemeet, Schouwen, Devil Island

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1925

Marvin Davis, Newark NJ, CEO (Davis Oil Company)

Birth
1925

John Gillett, film researcher

Birth
1925

Arkadi N Strugazki, USSR, sci-fi author (Tale of the Troika)

Birth
1926

Indian Emil Levsen pitches complete doubleheader victory (Red Sox)

Event
1928

James Wild, music teacher

Birth
1929

Istv n Kert‚sz, Budapest Hungary, conductor (Budapest Opera 1953-57)

Birth
1929

Frank Woolley scores his 100th first-class hundred

Event
1929

Rokie Roker, Miami Fla, actress (Helen-Jeffersons)

Birth
1930

Ben Gazzara, NYC, actor (Run for Your Life, QB VII)

Birth
1930

Alvar Gullstrand, Swedish optician (Nobel 1911), dies

Death
1931

John Shirley-Quirk, Liverpool England, baritone (Death in Venice)

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