On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1918

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tris Speaker suspended for season due to assault on umpire Tom Connolly

Baseball Player Tris Speaker
Baseball Player
Tris Speaker

Famous Birthdays

  • Alejandro Agustín Lanusse, President of Argentina (1971-73), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1996)
1918 Highlights

About August 28, 1918

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo