August 28, 1971 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • The US dollar is allowed to float against the Japanese yen for the first time.

Birthdays in History

  • Scott Eldredge, Chatham Mass, 1996 World Mens' Champion
  • Shane Andrews, infielder (Montreal Expos), born in Dallas, Texas

Deaths in History

  • Nathan Leopold, US kidnapper/murderer of Bobby Franks (1924), dies