What Happened on August 28, 1924

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Georgian opposition stages the August Uprising against the Soviet Union

Famous Birthdays

  • Janet Frame, New Zealand novelist (Intensive Care, Owls Do Cry), born in Dunedin, New Zealand (d. 2004)
  • Margaret O'Rene "Peggy" Ryan, American dancer and actress (Hawaii Five-0), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2004)
  • Tony MacGibbon, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (took 70 wickets in 1950's), born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 2010)
  • Vilayat Khan, Indian classical sitar player and composer, born in Gouripur, Mymensingh, East Bengal (d. 2004)

Famous Weddings

  • British children's writer Enid Blyton (27) marries editor Major Hugh Alexander Pollock, DSO (36)