What Happened on August 28, 1916

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Germany declares war on Romania
  • Italy declares war against Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • C. Wright Mills, American sociologist and writer (The Power Elite), born in Waco, Texas (d. 1962)
  • Hélène Baillargeon, Quebec singer and folklorist, born in Saint-Martin, Quebec (d. 1997)
  • Jack [Holbrook] Vance, American sci-fi author (2 Hugo, Dirdir, Pnume), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • Francis Warre-Cornish, English writer and scholar, dies at 77