What Happened on August 28, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • US Senator James Thurmond (Rep, SC) begins 24-hr filibuster against civil rights bill

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAi Weiwei

Ai Weiwei, Chinese artist and activist (Sunflower Seeds, Remembering), born in Beijing, China

Artist, Activist Ai Weiwei
Artist, Activist
Ai Weiwei
  • Daniel Stern, actor (City Slickers, Wonder Years), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • Rick Rossovich, actor (Top Gun, Roxanne, ER), born in Palo Alto, California