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


Person of interestAi Weiwei

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

Artist and Activist Ai Weiwei
Artist and Activist
Ai Weiwei
  • 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? 63 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo