What Happened on August 28, 1916

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Germany declares war on Romania
  • Italy declares war against Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • C Wright Mills, sociologist, writer (The Power Elite) [or May 28]
  • Hélène Baillargeon, Quebec singer and folklorist (d. 1997)
  • Jack [Holbrook] Vance, US, sci-fi author (2 Hugo, Dirdir, Pnume), (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • Francis W Warre-Cornish, Engl vice-provost of Eton (1893-1916), dies