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Historical Events In 1928

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Jan 01   The first US air-conditioned office building opens, San Antonio on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Dan Rostenkowski, (Rep-D-Il, -94) on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Alvin C Kraenzlein, track star (Olympic-4 gold-1900), dies at 51 in the year 1928.  

Jan 06   Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Mortalium animos (against oecumene) on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history rajindranath, cricketer (4 stumpings in his only Test for India)  

Jan 08   In the year 1928 dumitru Kiriac-Georgescu, composer, dies at 61  

Jan 09   Domenico Modugno, Italy, rocker (Polignano A Mare) in the year 1928.  

Jan 09   On this day in history eugene O'Neill's "Marco Millions," premieres in NYC  

Jan 10   G/I Gershwin/Romberg/Wodehouse's musical "Rosalie," premieres in NYC in the year 1928.  

Jan 10   In the year 1928 soviet Union orders exile of Leon Trotsky  

Jan 11   On this day in history thomas Hardy, novelist (Maddening Crowd), dies near Dorchester at 87  

Jan 12   Philip Barry & Elmer Rice's "Cock Robin," premieres in NYC in the year 1928.  

Jan 12   On this day in history ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair  

Jan 12   Vladimir Horowitz debuts as soloist with the New York Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history david Sheiner, NYC, actor (Paul-Mr Novak, Norman-Diana)  

Jan 13   Johan Peter Koch, Danish officer/explorer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1928 ezra Sims, composer  

Jan 17   1st fully automatic photographic film developing machine patented in the year 1928.  

Jan 17   The first fully automatic photographic film developing machine patented on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Dainin Katagiri, Osaka Japan, Zen teacher, associate of Shunryu Suzuki on this day in history.  

Jan 23   In the year 1928 "Abenteuer of brave Soldier Schwejk" premieres in Berlin  

Jan 23   In the year 1928 eugene Monti, Italy, bobsledder (Olympic-2 golds-1968)  

Jan 23   In the year 1928 the birth of Jeanne Moreau, French actress  

Jan 24   Desmond Morris, English zoologist (Human Ape, Body Language) in the year 1928.  

Jan 25   Eduard Shevardnadze, Soviet Georgia, foreign minister of USSR (-91) on this day in history.  

Jan 25   The birth of Eduard Shevardnadze, Soviet politician in the year 1928.  

Jan 26   In the year 1928 the birth of Eartha Kitt, American singer/actress  

Jan 26   The birth of Roger Vadim, French director on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Marie Verstraete, actress (Frou-Frou/Nora), dies at 74 in the year 1928.  

Jan 28   On this day in history christopher Hornsrud chosen PM of Norway  

Jan 28   On this day in history christopher Hornsrud chosen PM of Norway at age 101  

Jan 29   In the year 1928 douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig/field marshal (WW I), dies at 66  

Jan 30   In the year 1928 1st radio telephone connection between Netherlands & US  

Jan 30   Douglas Haig, Brit fieldmarshal (Sudan/Boer war/WW I), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1928

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of ernest R Tidyman, Ohio, novelist/screenwriter (French Connection)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of khan Mohammad, cricketer (Paki fast-med bowler, 54 wkts in 13 Tests)  

Jan 02   In the year 1928 birth of dan Rostenkowski, (Rep-D-Il, -94)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of gerhard Amanshauser, writer  

Jan 02   In the year 1928 birth of harry Hyams, English immovable goods owner (Center Point)  

Jan 02   In the year 1928 birth of howard Caine, Nashville TN, actor (Brushfire)  

Jan 02   In the year 1928 birth of tiberiu Olah, composer  

Jan 02   Vaughn Beals, Cambridge Mass, CEO (Harley Davidson motorcycle) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1928

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1928 alvin C Kraenzlein, track star (Olympic-4 gold-1900), dies at 51  

Jan 08   Dumitru Kiriac-Georgescu, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Thomas Hardy, novelist (Maddening Crowd), dies near Dorchester at 87 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair  

Jan 13   On this day in history johan Peter Koch, Danish officer/explorer, dies at 57  

Jan 21   On this day in history death of george Goethals, American army engineer (b. 1858)  

Jan 27   On this day in history marie Verstraete, actress (Frou-Frou/Nora), dies at 74  

Jan 29   On this day in history douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig/field marshal (WW I), dies at 66  

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