What Happened on August 28, 1924

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Georgian opposition stages the August Uprising against the Soviet Union.

Famous Birthdays

  • Janet Frame, NZ, novelist (Intensive Care, Owls Do Cry)
  • Peggy Ryan, actress (Jenny-Hawaii Five-0), born in Long Beach, California
  • Tony MacGibbon, NZ cricket fast bowler (took 70 wickets in 1950's)
  • Vilayat Khan, composer

Famous Weddings

  • British children's writer Enid Blyton (27) marries editor Major Hugh Alexander Pollock, DSO (36)