What Happened on August 28, 1949

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 38th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1)
  • Riot prevents Paul Robeson from singing near Peekskill, New York

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Davis, American drummer (David Bowie), born in New York City (d. 2016)
  • Hugh Cornwell, English rocker (The Stranglers-Dreamtime), born in Tufnell Park, North London, England