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 This day in History - August 28
355 Historic Events for August 28
1943

Mussolini transfered from La Maddalena Sardinia to Gran Sasso

Event
1943

David Soul, [Solberg] Chicago, actor (Starsky and Hutch)

Birth
1943

Anne "Honey" Lantree, rocker

Birth
1943

Lou Pinella, Yankee manager (1969 AL rookie of the year)

Birth
1943

Boris III, of Saksen-Coburg, King of Bulgaria (1918-43), dies

Death
1944

Last German troops in Marseille surrendered and Toulon cleared

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1944

Ernst Th„lmann, German communist, dies in Buchenwald

Death
1944

US air raid on Ambon

Event
1945

Bruno Nuytten, director (Camille Claudel)

Birth
1947

Alice Playton, NYC, actress (Who Killed Mary Whats 'er Name)

Birth
1948

Daniel Seraphine, Chicago, rock drummer (Chicago-If You Leave Me Now)

Birth
1948

Murray Parker, cricketer (brother of John Three Tests for NZ 1976)

Birth
1948

Vonda N[eel] McIntyre, US, sci-fi author (Star Trek II, III, IV)

Birth
1949

Riot prevents Paul Robeson from singing near Peekskill NY

Event
1949

38th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1)

Event
1949

Hugh Cornwell, rocker (The Stranglers-Dreamtime)

Birth
1950

Ron "Louisiana Lightning" Guidry, Yankee pitcher (Cy Young 1978)

Birth
1950

Earle and Roy Mack, purchase 54% of A's from Connie Mack Jr

Event
1951

Braves sell pitcher Johnny Sain to the Yankees for $50,000

Event
1951

Wayne Osmond, Ogden Utah, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie and Marie)

Birth
1951

Pirates snap NY Giants 16 game win streak

Event
1951

Robert Walker, actor/writer (Bataan, Madame Curie), dies at 32

Death
1951

Dave Hlubek, rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet)

Birth
1952

Jakob Malik succeeds Zorine as Foreign minister

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1952

German and Israeli reach accord about recovery payments

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