On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1913

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

  • John Terence Reese, British bridge master, born in Epsom, Surrey, England (d. 1996)
  • Lindsay Hassett, Australian cricket batsman and captain (43 Tests; 3,073 runs @ 46.56; 10 x 100s) and broadcaster (ABC 1956-81), 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)
1913 Highlights

About August 28, 1913

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo