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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 1928.
The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on August 1928: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1928?


Events

  • 01 Aug 1928 Babe Ruth hits HR # 42 and is 4 weeks ahead of his 1927 pace
  • 02 Aug 1928 Mussolini signs peace treaty with Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
  • 03 Aug 1928 Ray Barbuti saves US team from defeat in Amsterdam Olympics track events by winning 400m (47.8 seconds).
  • 11 Aug 1928 Georges Ronsse becomes world champion cyclists
  • 12 Aug 1928 9th Olympic Games close in Amsterdam
  • 13 Aug 1928 Soviet Union's Spartacan Games begin.
  • 21 Aug 1928 WRNY began regularly scheduled television broadcasts in New York City.
  • 22 Aug 1928 Alfred E. Smith accepts the Democratic presidential nomination, with ''WGY/W2XB'' simulcasting the event on radio and television.
  • 25 Aug 1928 Tri-City Rugby Football Union forms consisting of Moose Jaw, Regina andWinnipeg
  • 26 Aug 1928 May Donoghue finds the remains of a snail in her gingerbeer, launching Donoghue v. Stevenson.
  • 27 Aug 1928 42nd US Womens Tennis: Helen W Moody beats Helen Hull Jacobs (62 61)
  • 29 Aug 1928 The Club Deportivo Motagua of Honduras is founded.
  • 30 Aug 1928 Jawaharlal Nehru requests independence of India
  • 31 Aug 1928 Brecht and Weils Dreigroschenoper premieres

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Movies

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Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Directed by: Kundan Shah

Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Bhakti Barve, Satish Shah

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham

Country: United States of America

Prisoners

Prisoners

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Melissa Leo

Country: United States of America

Roman Holiday

Roman Holiday

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert, Hartley Power

Country: United States of America

Dead Man's Gold

Dead Man's Gold

Directed by: Ray Taylor

Starring: Lash La Rue, Al St. John, Peggy Stewart, Terry Frost