On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1957

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

Ai Weiwei

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

  • Daniel Stern, American actor (City Slickers, Wonder Years), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • Rick Rossovich, American actor (Top Gun, Roxanne, ER), born in Palo Alto, California
1957 Highlights

About August 28, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo