On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1913

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Queen Wilhelmina opens Peace Palace in The Hague

Queen of the Netherlands Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
Queen of the Netherlands
Wilhelmina of the Netherlands

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 [Rivn Ticker], American tenor (New York Metroploitan Opera, 1945-75), 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? 108 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo