On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • French colonies Cameroon/Congo-Brazzaville support Gen De Gaulle

Famous Birthdays

  • Ken Jenkins, American actor (Scrubs - Dr. Bob Kelso), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Nik Turner, English musician (Hawkwind), born in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
  • Roger Pingeon, French cylist (Tour de France 1967 champion), born in Hauteville-Lompnes, France (d. 2017)
  • William Cohen, US Secretary of Defense (1997-2001), (Sen-R Maine, 1979-97), born in Bangor, Maine