What Happened on August 28, 1913

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Queen Wilhelmina opens Peace Palace in The Hague

Famous Birthdays

  • John Terence Reese, British bridge master, born in Epsom, Surrey, England (d. 1996)
  • Lindsay Hassett, Australian cricketer (great Australian bat & capt after Bradman), born in Geelong, Australia (d. 1993)
  • Richard Tucker [Reuben Ticker], American tenor (NY Met Opera), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1975)
  • Robertson Davies, Canadian novelist essayist/dramatist, born in Thamesville, Ontario (d. 1995)