What Happened on August 27, 1928

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 16 die in a NYC subway's 2nd worst accident
  • 42nd U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Wills beats Helen Jacobs (6-2, 6-1)

AgreementTreaty of Interest

Kellogg-Briand Pact, 60 nations agree to condemn 'recourse to war for the solution of international controversies'.

US Secretary of State Frank Kellogg
US Secretary of State
Frank Kellogg

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Thompson, MP (Labour)
  • Joan Kroc, wife of Ray Korc/owner (McDonald's & San Diego Padres)
  • Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi, premier of Kwazulu (Shaka Zulu)
  • Othmar Schneider, Austrian skier (Olympic gold 1952), born in Lech, Austria (d. 2012)
  • Peter Richard Tahourdin, composer