On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 2007

Historical Events

Historic Event

The Venetian Macao, the second-largest casino in the world, opens in Macao, owned by Las Vegas Sands

Famous Weddings

  • "Diff'rent Strokes" actor Gary Coleman (40) weds Shannon Price (22) at Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Jones, American inventor of the Nautilus exercise machines (b. 1926)
  • Francisco Umbral, Spanish journalist, novelist, biographer and essayist (b. 1935)
  • Hilly Kristal, American Founder of CBGB/Punk rock legend (b. 1932)
  • Miyoshi Umeki, Japanese-American actress (Katsumi-Sayonara, Mrs Livingston-Courtship of Eddie's Father), dies at 78
  • Nikola Nobilo, New Zealand winemaker (b. 1913)
  • Paul MacCready, American aeronautical engineer and inventor (1st man-powered aircraft), dies at 81
2007 Highlights

About August 28, 2007

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo