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 This day in History - August 28
355 Historic Events for August 28
1931

John Perkins, rocker (Crew Cuts)

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1932

Andy Bathgate, Canada, NY Ranger (1958 NHL MVP)

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1932

[Moriyuki] Pat Morita, Isleton CA, actor (Hiroshima, Karate Kid)

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1932

Carlene Polite, US dancer/activist/author (Sister X)

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1936

Harry McLevy, trade Unionist

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1937

12th duke of Argyll, Scottish Campbell-captain/large landowner

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1938

On Connie Mack Day at Shibe Park, the A's win a doubleheader

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1938

Northwestern U awards honorary degree to dummy Charlie McCarthy

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1938

Mauthausen concentration camp opens in Austria

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1939

"Monty" becomes commandant of 3rd "Iron" Infantry division

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1939

Clem Cattini, rocker

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1939

Cassie Mackin, newswoman (NBC TV)

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1939

Netherland mobilizes

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1939

Edward Patten, US soul singer (Gladys Knight and the Pips)

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1939

Sammy Fain/Jack Yellen's musical "George White's Scandals" premieres

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1940

Richard Sanders, actor (Les Nessman-WKRP)

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1940

William S Cohen, (Sen-R Maine, 1979- )

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1940

French colonies Cameroon/Congo-Brazzaville support Gen De Gaulle

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1941

Paul Peter Plishka, Old Forge Penn, bass (Bronx Botanical Gardens)

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1941

Last meeting of resistance fighter Comte d'Estienne d'Orves

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1941

8th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 37, All-Stars 13 (98,203)

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1942

9th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 21, All-Stars 0 (101,100)

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1942

Gunther Hagg (Sweden) sets world record for 3,000m (8:01.2)

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1942

Transport nr 25 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

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1943

Denmark, declares a universal strike against Nazi occupiers

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