On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 2012

Historical Events


Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

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

Governor of Massachusetts and US Senator Mitt Romney
Governor of Massachusetts and US 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
2012 Highlights

About August 28, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo