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 This day in History - August 28
355 Historic Events for August 28
1953

"Me and Juliet" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 358 performances

Event
1953

Gates McFadden, Columbus Ohio, actress (Star Trek Next Generation)

Birth
1955

Emmett Till, kidnapped and lynched at 14, in Money Mississippi

Death
1955

1st NFL preseason sudden death football, Rams beats Giants 23-17

Event
1955

Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Heart of America Golf Tournament

Event
1956

Beverley Goddard-Callender, Barbados, 4x100m (Olympic-bronze-1980, 84)

Birth
1956

England retain cricket Ashes, Jim Laker 46 wickets in the series

Event
1957

Sen Thurmond begins 24-hr filibuster against civil rights bill

Event
1957

Daniel Stern, Stamford Ct, actor (City Slickers, Wonder Years)

Birth
1957

Rick Rossovich, Palo Alto CA, actor (Top Gun, Roxanne, ER)

Birth
1958

Scott Scovell Hamilton, Toledo Oh, ice skater (Olympic-gold-1984)

Birth
1958

Nikolay Semyonovich Golovanov, composer, dies at 67

Death
1958

Nellie Fox sets record for consecutive games without striking out (98)

Event
1959

Bohuslav Jan Martinu, Czech composer (Hry o Marti), dies at 68

Death
1959

Mary Murphy, Birmingham MI, LPGA golfer (1990 US Women's Open-5th)

Birth
1960

Leroy Chiao, Milwaukee Wisc, astronaut (STS 65, 72, sk: 92)

Birth
1960

Emma Samms, [Samuels], London, actress (Colby's, General Hospital)

Birth
1960

Cunningham T Ngcukana, South African worker's union leader

Birth
1960

Anton Lajovic, composer, dies at 81

Death
1960

White Sox Ted Kluzewski's 3-run HR is disallowed as ump called time

Event
1961

Kim Appleby, rocker (Mel and Kim-Coming to America)

Birth
1961

Thomas Connolly, 1st baseball umpire elected to hall of fame, dies

Death
1962

55.9 cm rainfall at Hackberry, Louisiana (state record)

Event
1962

Dr Geza DeKaplany tortures wife with acid

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1962

Tony Sheridan and Beat Brothers record "Ya Ya (Parts 1 + 2)"

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