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Get even...Live long enough to be a problem to your children.is my saying for today (August 28th)!

Quote of the day: "Judge a man not by his clothes, but by his wife's clothes." by Thomas R. Dewar

Word of the day: oligophagous - adjective: feeding on only a few particular type of food. especially insects.

August 28th is the 240th day of the year (241st in a leap year) and there are 125 days left until the end of the year.

If today is your Birthday, HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!

If you would like your birthday or a family member, or even a friends included in my "Birthday List", just leave a comment with all the pertinent information like Name, nickname, occupation and date of birth!



Famous People who were born on August 28th

  • 1025, Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068)
  • 1582, Emperor of the Ming Dynasty of China, Taichang (d. 1620)
  • 1592, 1st Duke of Buckingham, English statesman, George Villiers (d. 1628)
  • 1612, Dutch scholar, Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn (d. 1653)
  • 1667, Queen of Denmark and Norway, Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow (d. 1721)
  • 1691, Holy Roman Empire Empress, Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (d. 1750)
  • 1714, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Anthony Ulrich II (d. 1774)
  • 1749, German writer and scientist, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (d. 1832)
  • 1774, American-born Catholic saint, Elizabeth Ann Seton (d. 1821)
  • 1789, Grand Duchess of Baden, Stéphanie de Beauharnais (d. 1860)
  • 1801, French mathematician, Antoine Augustin Cournot (d. 1877)
  • 1814, Irish writer, Sheridan le Fanu (d. 1873)
  • 1827, Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia (d. 1894)
  • 1828, Russian author, Leo Tolstoy (d. 1910)
  • 1840, Scottish merchant, Alexander Cameron Sim (d. 1900)
  • 1853, Russian engineer and inventor, Vladimir Shukhov (d. 1939)
  • 1859, Italian photographer, Vittorio Sella (d. 1943)
  • 1867, Italian composer, Umberto Giordano (d. 1948)
  • 1878, American doctor and Nobel laureate, George Whipple (d. 1976)
  • 1884, Former Prime Minister of New Zealand, Peter Fraser (d. 1950)
  • 1885, Australian author, Vance Palmer (d. 1959)
  • 1894, Austrian conductor, Karl Böhm (d. 1981)
  • 1898, American baseball player, Charlie Grimm (d. 1983)
  • 1899, French actor, Charles Boyer (d. 1978)
  • 1899, Russian writer, Andrei Platonov (d. 1951)
  • 1903, American psychologist, Bruno Bettelheim (d. 1990)
  • 1904, Italian jet engine pioneer, Secondo Campini (d. 1980)
  • 1905, England cricketer, Cyril Walters (d. 1992)
  • 1906, English poet, John Betjeman (d. 1984)
  • 1908, American ornithologist, Roger Tory Peterson (d. 1996)
  • 1910, Dutch-born economist Nobel Prize laureate, Tjalling Koopmans (d. 1985)
  • 1911, Dutch politician, Joseph Luns (d. 2002)
  • 1913, Canadian writer, Robertson Davies (d. 1995)
  • 1913, American entrepreneur, Jack Dreyfus (d. 2009)
  • 1913, Australian cricketer, Lindsay Hassett (d. 1993)
  • 1913, Slovenian writer, Boris Pahor
  • 1913, British bridge player, Terence Reese (d. 1996)
  • 1913, American tenor, Richard Tucker (d. 1975)
  • 1915, British sports commentator, Max Robertson (d. 2009)
  • 1915, American illustrator, Tasha Tudor (d. 2008)
  • 1916, American author, Jack Vance
  • 1916, Quebec singer and folklorist, Hélène Baillargeon (d. 1997)
  • 1917, American comic book artist, Jack Kirby (d. 1994)
  • 1919, English electrical engineer, Nobel Laureate, Godfrey Hounsfield (d. 2004)
  • 1921, Spanish actor, director, academic and playwright, Fernando Fernán Gómez (d. 2007)
  • 1921, American actress, Nancy Kulp (d. 1991)
  • 1924, New Zealand author, Janet Frame (d. 2004)
  • 1924, American actress, Peggy Ryan (d. 2004)
  • 1924, New Zealand cricketer, Tony MacGibbon
  • 1925, American singer, dancer, and actor, Donald O'Connor (d. 2003)
  • 1925, American country music singer and guitarist, Billy Grammer
  • 1928, American advertising executive, F. William Free (d. 2003)
  • 1929, Hungarian conductor, István Kertész (d. 1973)
  • 1929, South African actor, Ken Gampu (d. 2003)
  • 1930, British actor, Windsor Davies
  • 1930, American actor, Ben Gazzara
  • 1931, English bass-baritone, John Shirley-Quirk
  • 1931, Argentinian stage impresario and director, Tito Capobianco
  • 1932, Canadian hockey player, Andy Bathgate
  • 1935, French Canadian politician, Gilles Rocheleau (d. 1998)
  • 1936, American baseball umpire, Don Denkinger
  • 1938, Canadian politician, Paul Martin
  • 1938, Italian television journalist, Maurizio Costanzo
  • 1940, American actor, Ken Jenkins
  • 1940, French cylist, Roger Pingeon
  • 1940, English musician, Nik Turner
  • 1941, Belgian aristocrat, Sybille de Selys Longchamps
  • 1941, American opera singer, Paul Plishka
  • 1942, American guitarist, Sterling Morrison (d. 1995)
  • 1943, American actor, David Soul
  • 1943, American baseball manager, Lou Piniella
  • 1943, Thai 24th Prime Minister (former), Surayud Chulanont
  • 1944, Dutch swimmer, Marianne Heemskerk
  • 1944, American claimant to the Howard Hughes estate, Melvin Dummar
  • 1945, American film director/producer, Robert Greenwald
  • 1945, American musician, Bob Segarini
  • 1947, Hong Kong actress, Liza Wang
  • 1947, Japanese martial artist, Shoto Tanemura
  • 1948, American musician, Danny Seraphine
  • 1948, New Zealand cricketer, Murray Parker
  • 1948, Canadian businesswoman, Heather Reisman
  • 1949, British musician, Hugh Cornwell
  • 1949, Serbian basketball player and coach, Svetislav Pešic
  • 1951, Japanese composer, Keiichi Suzuki
  • 1951, American singer, Wayne Osmond
  • 1952, American poet, Rita Dove
  • 1952, German businessman, Wendelin Wiedeking
  • 1952, Canadian actor, Guy Nadon
  • 1952, Canadian politician, Jacques Chagnon
  • 1954, American geneticist, George Church
  • 1956, Puerto Rican actor, Luis Guzmán
  • 1956, Puerto Rican actor, Mark Lutz
  • 1957, President of Croatia, Ivo Josipovic
  • 1957, American actor, Daniel Stern
  • 1957, American actor, Rick Rossovich
  • 1958, American figure skater, Scott Hamilton
  • 1960, English actress, Emma Samms
  • 1961, English singer, Kim Appleby
  • 1961, American football player, Cliff Benson
  • 1962, English footballer, Paul Allen
  • 1962, American music video and film director, David Fincher
  • 1963, American actress, Jennifer Coolidge
  • 1963, American athlete, Regina Jacobs
  • 1965, Founder of Game Freak, Satoshi Tajiri
  • 1965, Canadian actress, Amanda Tapping
  • 1965, Canadian singer, Shania Twain
  • 1966, Indian social worker and politician, Priya Dutt
  • 1967, Philippine-born Australian poet, Frederick Kesner
  • 1968, Scottish actor, Billy Boyd
  • 1969, Canadian-born actor, Jason Priestley
  • 1969, American actor, Jack Black
  • 1969, English photographer, Mary McCartney
  • 1969, French Canadian hockey player, Pierre Turgeon
  • 1970, Australian actress/singer, Sherrié Austin
  • 1970, Jewish singer, Rick Recht
  • 1971, American figure skater, Todd Eldredge
  • 1971, American swimmer, Janet Evans
  • 1971, Mexican-born American boxer, Raul Marquez
  • 1971, American baseball player, Shane Andrews
  • 1972, American baseball player, Jay Witasick
  • 1972, Kenyan cricketer, Ravindu Shah
  • 1973, American actor, Matthew John Armstrong
  • 1973, American musician, DJ Assault
  • 1973, Kirby Morrow, Canadian voice actor
  • 1974, Swedish game programmer, Johan Andersson
  • 1974, German footballer, Carsten Jancker
  • 1974, Japanese composer, Takahito Eguchi
  • 1975, English footballer, Jamie Cureton
  • 1975, Irish footballer, Gareth Farrelly
  • 1975, Finnish actress and model, Vera Jordanova
  • 1976, Uruguayan footballer, Federico Magallanes
  • 1978, American drummer, Jess Margera
  • 1979, German football referee, Robert Hoyzer
  • 1979, Spanish singer, Shaila Durcal
  • 1979, Australian netballer, Kristen Hughes
  • 1979, German footballer, Markus Pröll
  • 1979, American basketball player, Ruth Riley
  • 1980, Canadian actress, Carly Pope
  • 1981, Czech hockey player, Martin Erat
  • 1981, Swiss footballer, Daniel Gygax
  • 1981, Polish weightlifter, Agata Wróbel
  • 1981, Brazilian racing driver, Raphael Matos
  • 1982, Brazilian footballer, Anderson Silva de França
  • 1982, American singer, LeAnn Rimes
  • 1982, Scottish footballer, Kevin McNaughton
  • 1982, Brazilian footballer, Thiago Motta
  • 1983, Sri Lankan cricketer, Lasith Malinga
  • 1983, Mexican actor and singer, Alfonso Herrera
  • 1984, American actress and model, Sarah Roemer
  • 1986, Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit
  • 1989, American Pop Musician, Cassadee Pope
  • 1989, South Korean singer, Jokwon
  • 1990, Spanish footballer, Bojan Krkic
  • 1991, American actor and rapper, Kyle Massey
  • 1999, Danish royalty, Prince Nikolai of Denmark

    Famous People who died on August 28th

  • 388, Roman usurper, Magnus Maximus
  • 430, North African saint and theologian, Augustine of Hippo (b. 354)
  • 1341, King Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309)
  • 1481, King Afonso V of Portugal (b. 1432)
  • 1645, Dutch philosopher and writer, Hugo Grotius (b. 1583)
  • 1654, Lord High Chancellor of Sweden, Axel Oxenstierna (b. 1583)
  • 1678, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton, English soldier, John Berkeley (b. 1602)
  • 1757, English philosopher, David Hartley (b. 1705)
  • 1784, Spanish missionary, Junípero Serra (b. 1713)
  • 1785, French sculptor, Jean-Baptiste Pigalle (b. 1714)
  • 1793, French general (executed), Adam Philippe, Comte de Custine (b. 1740)
  • 1805, Scottish church leader, Alexander Carlyle (b. 1722)
  • 1818, Founder of Chicago, Jean Baptiste Point du Sable
  • 1820, American surveyor, Andrew Ellicott (b. 1754)
  • 1839, English geologist, William Smith (b. 1769)
  • 1900, English philosopher, Henry Sidgwick (b. 1838)
  • 1903, American landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted (b. 1822)
  • 1933, American actress, Helen Dunbar (b. 1863)
  • 1943, King Boris III of Bulgaria (b. 1894)
  • 1947, Spanish bullfighter, Manolete (b. 1917)
  • 1955, American civil rights movement icon, Emmett Till (b. 1941)
  • 1959, Czech composer, Bohuslav Martinu (b. 1890)
  • 1965, Israeli physicist, Giulio Racah (b. 1909)
  • 1971, Austrian-Hungarian-born Israeli author and Talmudic scholar, Reuvein Margolies (b. 1889)
  • 1975, Austrian sculptor, Fritz Wotruba (b. 1907)
  • 1976, American actress, Anissa Jones (b. 1958)
  • 1978, English actor and writer, Robert Shaw (b. 1927)
  • 1981, Hungarian footballer, Béla Guttman (b. 1900)
  • 1982, South African cricketer, Geoff Chubb (b. 1911)
  • 1985, American actress, Ruth Gordon (b. 1896)
  • 1987, American movie director, John Huston (b. 1906)
  • 1988, French Canadian union leader and politician, Jean Marchand (b. 1918)
  • 1990, Belgian cartoonist, Willy Vandersteen (b. 1913)
  • 1991, Greek writer and film director, Alekos Sakellarios (b. 1913)
  • 1993, American poet, William Stafford (b. 1914)
  • 1995, American rodeo pioneer, Earl Bascom (b. 1906)
  • 2003, American criminal, Brian Douglas Wells (b. 1956)
  • 2005, French actor, Jacques Dufilho (b. 1914)
  • 2005, Hungarian mathematician, Esther Szekeres (b. 1910)
  • 2005, Hungarian mathematician, George Szekeres (b. 1911)
  • 2006, French Canadian politician, Benoît Sauvageau (b. 1963)
  • 2006, American physicist, Nobel laureate, Melvin Schwartz (b. 1932)
  • 2007, American inventor of the Nautilus exercise machines, Arthur Jones (b. 1926)
  • 2007, American musician, Hilly Kristal (b. 1932)
  • 2007, American aeronautical engineer, Paul B. MacCready, Jr. (b. 1925)
  • 2007, Spanish footballer, Antonio Puerta (b. 1984)
  • 2007, Spanish journalist, Novelist, Biographer and essayist, Francisco Umbral (b. 1935)
  • 2007, Japanese-born American actress, Miyoshi Umeki (b. 1929)
  • 2007, New Zealand winemaker, Nikola Nobilo (b. 1913)
  • 2008, American race car driver and one-time F1 world champion, Phil Hill (b. 1927)
  • 2009, American DJ also known as DJ AM, Adam Goldstein (b. 1973)
  • 2010, Notable band director and founder of the Marching 100 of Florida A&M University, William P. Foster