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Historical Events In 1928

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Dec 02   On this day in history cardinals 1B Jim Bottomley is voted NL MVP  

Dec 04   On this day in history russell L Rogers, USAF/astronaut (X-20)  

Dec 04   Walter Donaldson & Gus Kahn's musical "Whoopee," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Dec 05   On this day in history england defeats Australia by record 675 runs at Brisbane  

Dec 05   On this day in history johannes F "Johan" Bakker Sr, actor/husband of Truus Soete, dies at 61  

Dec 07   On this day in history noam Chomsky, linguist (founded transformational grammar)  

Dec 09   In the year 1928 dick Van Patten, Queens NY, actor (Tom Bradford-8 is Enough)  

Dec 10   On this day in history john Colicos, Toronto, actor (Battlestar Galactica)  

Dec 11   Buenos Aires police thwart an attempt on Pres-elect Herbert Hoover in the year 1928.  

Dec 11   Tomas Gutierrez Alea, filmmaker in the year 1928.  

Dec 12   Aitmatow, writer in the year 1928.  

Dec 12   In the year 1928 nichols/Brownes "Wings over Europe," premieres in NYC  

Dec 13   In the year 1928 clip-on tie designed  

Dec 13   On this day in history george Gershwin's "An American In Paris" premieres (New York NY)  

Dec 13   On this day in history w Gordon Smith, playwright  

Dec 14   On this day in history 2nd Test Cricket Australia v England starts with Bradman 12th man  

Dec 14   On this day in history theodore Roberts, actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments), dies at 77  

Dec 15   Jimmy Nelson, Chic Ill, ventriloguist (Nestles, Farfel) on this day in history.  

Dec 16   Peter Nailor, civil servant/historian on this day in history.  

Dec 17   John McGraw backs NL Pres John Heydler's designated hitter idea on this day in history.  

Dec 17   Marilyn Beck, newspaper columnist on this day in history.  

Dec 18   J√≥zef Glemp, Polish cardinal on this day in history.  

Dec 18   Lucien Capet, composer, dies at 55 in the year 1928.  

Dec 19   In the year 1928 1st autogiro (predecessor of helicopter) flight in US  

Dec 19   On this day in history first autogiro (predecessor of helicopter) flight in US  

Dec 20   1st international dogsled mail leaves Minot, Maine for Montreal, Que on this day in history.  

Dec 20   Charles Donald Adams, singer on this day in history.  

Dec 20   On this day in history first international dogsled mail leaves Minot, Maine for Montreal, Quebec  

Dec 21   On this day in history ed Nelson, New Orleans La, actor (Peyton Place, A Long Came a Spider)  

Dec 21   Harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v S Africa 1895-96), dies on this day in history.  

Dec 23   In the year 1928 nBC sets up a permanent, coast-to-coast network  

Dec 23   In the year 1928 nBC sets up a permanent, coast-to-coast radio network  

Dec 24   George Abbott Theater (Adelphi, 54 St) opens at 152 W 54th St NYC on this day in history.  

Dec 25   On this day in history christmas Day attendance at cricket MCG (Vic v NSW) 14,887  

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Famous Birthdays In 1928

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1928 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   Dan Rostenkowski, (Rep-D-Il, -94) was born in the year 1928.  

Jan 02   In the year 1928 birth of gerhard Amanshauser, writer  

Jan 02   Harry Hyams, English immovable goods owner (Center Point) was born in the year 1928.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of howard Caine, Nashville TN, actor (Brushfire)  

Jan 02   Tiberiu Olah, composer was born in the year 1928.  

Jan 02   Vaughn Beals, Cambridge Mass, CEO (Harley Davidson motorcycle) was born in the year 1928.  

Famous Deaths In 1928

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history alvin C Kraenzlein, track star (Olympic-4 gold-1900), dies at 51  

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

Jan 11   Thomas Hardy, novelist (Maddening Crowd), dies near Dorchester at 87 in the year 1928.  

Jan 12   Ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair died in the year 1928.  

Jan 13   Johan Peter Koch, Danish officer/explorer, dies at 57 in the year 1928.  

Jan 21   George Goethals, American army engineer (b. 1858) died on this day in history.  

Jan 27   In the year 1928 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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