What Happened on August 28, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Darby Hendrickson, US hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Richfield Minnasota
  • Jay Witasick, American baseball player
  • John Buchanan, American actor (Sidekicks, Black Stallion, Family Man), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • Mike Cawley, CFL quarterback (Hamilton Tiger Cats)

Famous Deaths

  • William HAF, Engl prince/grandson of George V, dies in accident at 29