On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

Mitt Romney is officially nominated as the United States Republican Party's candidate

Governor of Massachusetts and Senator Mitt Romney
Governor of Massachusetts and Senator
Mitt Romney

Famous Deaths

  • Norm Dussault, American-Canadian ice hockey player (Montreal Canadiens), dies at 86
  • Rhodes Boyson, British politician and author (Black Papers), dies at 87