On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 27th Venice Film Festival: "The Battle of Algiers" directed by Gillo Pontecorvo wins Golden Lion

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Fehily, Irish rocker (Hothouse Flowers-Don't Go)
  • Priya Dutt, Indian social worker and politician, born in Mumbai, India
  • Teresa Zarzeczny Bell, American rower (Olympic silver 1996), born in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania