August 28 Birthdays in History - August 28 Deaths - August 28 Events
1982 Leann Rimes, country singer, Blue, Holiday in Your Heart
1974 Mark Smith, defensive end for the Arizona Cardinals
1973 Eric Lindros, NHLer for the Philadelphia Flyers
1972 Darby Hendrickson, Richfield, Minnesota, U.S. hockey forward 1994 Olympics
1972 Mike Cawley, CFL quarterback for the Hamilton Tiger Cats
1971 Janet Evans, Fullerton California, 400m/800m swimmer, 4 Gold Medals 1988, 1992, 1996 Olympics
1971 Olaf Sheep, soccer player, Dordrecht '90, NAC
1971 Raul Marquez, Mexico, U.S. boxer 1992 Olympics
1971 Scott Eldredge, Chatham Massachusetts, 1996 World Mens' Champion
1971 Shane Andrews, born in Dallas, Texas, infielder for the Montreal Expos
1971 Todd Eldredge, Chatham Massachusetts, figure skater, 1997 National Sr champ
1970 Gavin Maxwell, Mississauga Ontario, canoeist 1996 Olympics
1970 Jaime Fields, NFL/WLAF linebacker, Kansas City Chiefs, Scotland Claymores
1969 Jason Priestley, Vancouver BC, actor, Brandon-Beverly Hills 90210
1969 Mary McCartney, daughter of Beatle Paul McCartney
1969 Pierre Turgeon, Rouyn, NHL center, New York Islanders, Montreal Canadiens
1968 Scarlet Annette Morgan, Pfafftown, North Carolina, Miss NC-America-1991
1968 Tom Fitzgerald, Melrose, NHL right wing for the Florida Panthers
1968 Billy Boyd, Scottish Actor
1967 Chris Armstrong, CFL slot back, Montreal Alouettes
1967 Darren Lewis, born in Berkeley, California, outfielder, Chicago White Sox
1966 Jerry Fehily, rocker, Hothouse Flowers-Don't Go
1966 Teresa Zarzeczny Bell, born inWashington Crossing, New Jersey, rower, Silver Medal 1996 Olympics
1965 James Jagger, son of Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall
1965 Shania Twain, born in Windsor, Canada, born Eileen Regina Edwards, singer, album, 'Come on Over' best-selling album of all time by a female musician
1964 Lee MacLeod Janzen, Austin, Minnesota, PGA golfer, 1993 U.S. Open
1963 Regina Marie Jacobs, born in Los Angeles, California, 800m/1500m runner, 1996 Olympics
1963 Reyna Thompson, NFL cornerback for the New York Giants
1962 Richard Elliott Fehr, born in Seattle, Washington, PGA golfer, 1986 BC Open
1961 Kim Appleby, rocker, Mel and Kim-Coming to America
1960 Cunningham T Ngcukana, South African worker's union leader
1960 Emma Samms, Samuels, London, actress, Colby's, General Hospital
1960 Leroy Chiao, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, astronaut, STS-65, 72, sk: 92
1959 Mary Murphy, Birmingham, Michigan, LPGA golfer, 1990 U.S. Women's Open-5th
1958 Scott Scovell Hamilton, born in Toledo, Ohio, ice skater 1984 Olympics gold
1957 Daniel Stern, Stamford, Connecticut, actor, City Slickers, Wonder Years
1957 Rick Rossovich, Palo Alto California, actor, Top Gun, Roxanne, ER
1956 Beverley Goddard-Callender, Barbados, 4x100m, Olympic-bronze-1980, 84
1956 Luis Guzman, born in Cayey, Puerto Rico, actor, voice-over actor, cast in "Boogie Nights", "Magnolia", Punch-Drunk Love"
1953 Gates McFadden, Columbus Ohio, actress, Star Trek Next Generation
1952 Rita Dove, born in Akron, Ohio, author, poet, won Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, Library of Congress 1993
1951 Dave Hlubek, rock guitarist, Molly Hatchet
1951 Wayne Osmond, Ogden Utah, singer, Osmond Brothers, Donnie and Marie
1950 Ron "Louisiana Lightning" Guidry, Yankee pitcher, Cy Young 1978
1949 Hugh Cornwell, rocker, The Stranglers-Dreamtime
1948 Daniel Seraphine, Chicago, rock drummer, Chicago-If You Leave Me Now
1948 Murray Parker, cricketer, brother of John Three Tests for New Zealand 1976
1948 Vonda N[eel] McIntyre, U.S., sci-fi author, Star Trek II, III, IV
1947 Alice Playton, New York City, actress, Who Killed Mary Whats 'er Name
1945 Bruno Nuytten, director, Camille Claudel
1945 Robert Greenwald, American Director
1943 Anne "Honey" Lantree, rocker
1943 David Soul, Solberg, Chicago, actor, Starsky and Hutch
1943 Lou Pinella, Yankee manager, 1969 AL rookie of the year
1942 Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, Statesman
1941 Paul Peter Plishka, Old Forge Penn, bass, Bronx Botanical Gardens
1940 Richard Sanders, actor, Les Nessman-WKRP
1940 William S Cohen, Sen-R Maine, 1979-
1940 William S. Cohen, American Politician
1939 Cassie Mackin, newswoman, NBC TV
1939 Clem Cattini, born in Stoke Newton, North London, England, musician, drummer, played with The Tornados in the 1960's, appeared for diverse array of artists, featured on 45 different UK number one singles, considered most beloved early British rock n' roll figure
1939 Edward Patten, U.S. soul singer, Gladys Knight and the Pips
1938 Paul Martin, Canadian Politician
1937 12th duke of Argyll, Scottish Campbell-captain/large landowner
1936 Harry McLevy, trade Unionist
1932 Andy Bathgate, Canada, New York Ranger, 1958 NHL MVP
1932 Carlene Polite, U.S. dancer/activist/author, Sister X
1932 [Moriyuki] Pat Morita, Isleton California, actor, Hiroshima, Karate Kid
1931 John Perkins, rocker, Crew Cuts
1931 John Shirley-Quirk, Liverpool England, baritone, Death in Venice
1930 Ben Gazzara, New York City, actor, Run for Your Life, QB VII
1929 Istvan Kertesz, Budapest Hungary, conductor, Budapest Opera 1953-57
1929 Rokie Roker, born in Miami, Florida, actress, Helen-Jeffersons
1928 James Wild, music teacher
1925 Arkadi N Strugazki, U.S.S.R., sci-fi author, Tale of the Troika
1925 John Gillett, film researcher
1925 Marvin Davis, Newark, New Jersey, CEO, Davis Oil Company
1924 Janet Frame, New Zealand, novelist, Intensive Care, Owls Do Cry
1924 Peggy Ryan, born in Long Beach, California, actress, Jenny-Hawaii Five-0
1924 Tony MacGibbon, New Zealand cricket fast bowler, took 70 wickets in 1950's
1924 Vilayat Khan, composer
1921 Joop Doderer, Velsen Netherlands, actor, Swiebertje
1921 Nancy Kulp, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, actress, Miss Hathaway-Beverly Hillbillies
1919 Ernest H Martin, Markowitz, producer, Feuer and Martin-Chorus Line
1918 Alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician
1917 Jack Kirby, cartoonist and co-creator X-Men, Incredible Hulk, Captain America, Fantastic Four, and Thor
1916 Jack Vance, U.S., sci-fi author, 2 Hugo, Dirdir, Pnume
1914 Glenn Osser, Munising, Michigan, orchestra leader, Paul Whiteman Goodyear Revue
1913 John Terence Reese, bridge master
1913 Lindsay Hassett, cricketer, great Australian bat and captain after Bradman
1913 Richard Tucker, Reuben Ticker, born in Brooklyn, New York, Tenor, New York Met Opera
1913 Robertson Davies, Canadian Novelist
1912 Ruurd Faber, mayor of Aalten, 1971-75
1911 Jose Antonio Giron de Velasco, politician
1911 Joseph MAH Luns, foreign minister/secr-general, NATO
1910 Morris Graves, American Artist
1908 Roger Tory Peterson, born in Jamestown, New York, ornithologist/writer 'How to Know Birds'
1907 Philip A. Edwards, British Guiana, runner, Olympic-bronze-1928, 32, 36
1906 John Betjeman, poet laureate of England, Mount Zion
1905 Cyril Walters, cricketer, solid England batsman of 30's
1905 Sam Levene, Russia, actor, Demon, Gung Ho, Boomerang
1903 Rudolph Wagner-Regeny, composer
1901 Cornelis J Kelk, Dutch writer, Dance of Young Feet
1901 Paul Henry Lang, Budapest, critic/musicologist, New York Herald Tribune
1899 James Wong Howe, Chinese Director
1898 Ludwig Turek, writer
1897 Morris Ankrum, Illinois, actor, Kronos, Half Human, Earth vs Flying Saucers
1896 Arthur Calwell, Australian Politician
1894 Charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter/sculptor, Iron Tower
1894 Karl Bohm, Austrian conductor/composer
1891 Stanley Andrews, born in Chicago, Illinois, actor, Shine on Harvest Moon
1890 Ivor Gurney, composer
1889 Charles Boyer, France, actor, Algiers, Fanny, Barefoot in the Park
1887 Daniel Zamudio, composer
1885 Armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, composer
1883 E E Clive, Monmouthshire Wales, actor, Night Must Fall, Dark Hour
1882 Carl W de Vries, Dutch jurist, Unknown Thorbecke
1882 Mart Saar, born in Hupassaare, Estonia, composer, organist, combined folk music with contemporary sounds, composed choir, solo, piano music
1881 Arne Eggen, composer
1878 George Hoyt Whipple, U.S., astrophysicist, Nobel-1934
1872 Alfred Baldwin Sloan, composer
1860 Marianne V von Werefkin, Russian/German/Swiss painter
1842 Willem Linnig Jr., Flemish painter and graphic artist
1840 Ira D Sankey, U.S. evangelist/composer/singer, Gospel hymns
1833 Edward Burne-Jones, England, Pre-Raphaelite painter/designer
1831 Fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, composer
1831 Lucy Ware Webb Hayes, 1st lady, 1877-81
1829 Albert Dietrich, composer
1828 Leo Tolstoi, Russian writer, War and Peace, Anna Karenina,
1828 William Alexander Hammond, Brigadier General Union Army
1827 Teresa Milanollo, composer
1826 Walter Cecil Macfarren, composer
1824 Carel JCH van Nispen of Sevenaer, Dutch Catholic politician
1801 Antoine A. Cournot, French philosopher/mathematician, rule of Cournot
1798 Gershom Jaques Van Brunt, Commander Union Navy
1795 Joannes A. Paredis, Belgian Bishop of Roermond
1794 Johannes Zwijsen, archbishop, Utrecht Netherlands
1775 Sophie Gail, composer
1774 Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, 1st American Catholic saint, 1975
1754 Peter Winter, composer
1749 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Frankfurt, social philosopher, Faust
1748 Amalia Furstin von Gallitzin, wife of Russian monarch Golitsyn
1713 Louis A A Count d'Affry, French general/ambassador to Netherland
1700 Carolomannus Pachschmidt, composer
1673 Conrad Michael Schneider, composer
1592 George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM, 1625-28
1476 Motonoboe, Japanese painter, Kano-school
865 Rhazes, Abu Bakr Mohammed ibn Zakarijja al-Razi, Persian physician