On This Day

Famous Birthdays on August 28 (Part 2)

  • 1979 Kristen Hughes, Australian netballer
  • 1979 Ruth Riley, American basketball player, born in Ransom, Kansas
  • 1980 T.J. Beam, American baseball player, born in Scottsdale, Arizona
  • 1981 Daniel Gygax, Swiss footballer, born in Zürich, Switzerland
  • 1981 Vaggelis Moras, Greek footballer, born in Larissa, Greece
  • 1981 Agata Wróbel, Polish weightlifter, born in Żywiec, Poland
  • 1981 Raphael Matos, Brazilian racing driver, born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • 1981 Martin Erat, Czech hockey player, born in Třebíč, Czechoslovakia
  • 1982 Anderson Silva de França, Brazilian footballer, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1982 Thiago Motta, Brazilian footballer, born in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil
  • 1982 Kevin McNaughton, Scottish footballer, born in Dundee, Scotland
  • 1982 LeAnn Rimes [Margaret LeAnn Rimes Cibrian], American country singer (Blue), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1983 Lasith Malinga, Sri Lankan cricket fast bowler (4 wickets in 4 balls x 2; 4 x ODI, T20 hat tricks; 30 Tests), born in Galle, Sri Lanka
  • 1983 Alfonso Herrera, Mexican actor, and singer in the Latin pop group RBD, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1985 James Jagger, American actor (Vinyl) and son of Mick Jagger & Jerry Hall, born in NYC, New York
  • 1986 Florence Welch, English singer (Florence and the Machine), born in London, England
  • 1986 Gilad Shalit, Israeli soldier held captive in Palestine, born in Nahariya, Israel
  • 1988 Ray Jones, English footballer, born in London, England (d. 2007)
  • 1989 Cécile McLorin Salvant, American jazz vocalist (Cecile, WomanChild), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1989 Trixie Mattel [Brian Firkus], American drag queen, singer-songwriter, comedian, and television personality (The Trixie & Katya Show), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1990 Bojan Krkić, Serbian-Spanish footballer, born in Linyola, Spain
  • 1991 Kyle Massey, American actor and rapper, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1991 Sarah Jane Santos, Filipino singer
  • 1999 Prince Nikolai of Denmark, born in Copenhagen, Denmark