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Historical Events In 1928

Thursday, 17 October 2019

Mar 12   In the year 1928 in California, the St. Francis Dam fails, killing over 600 people.  

Mar 13   450 die in St Franciso Valley Dam burst (California) in the year 1928.  

Mar 13   In the year 1928 eileen Vollick 1899-1972 gets pilot's licence; first Canadian woman to be a licensed pilot  

Mar 13   On this day in history rudolph Friml's musical "Three Musketeers," premieres in NYC  

Mar 15   Mussolini modifies Italy electoral system (abolishes right to choose) on this day in history.  

Mar 17   On this day in history edino Krieger, composer  

Mar 18   Paul van Ostaijen, Flemish writer (Outlawed), dies at 32 on this day in history.  

Mar 19   In the year 1928 "Amos & Andy" debuts on radio (NBC Blue Network-WMAQ Chicago)  

Mar 19   In the year 1928 "Amos &Andy" debuts on radio (NBC Blue Network-WMAQ Chicago)  

Mar 20   Fred Rogers, childrens show (Mr Rogers Neighborhood) on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Evelyn Ruth Anderson, composer in the year 1928.  

Mar 22   In the year 1928 noel Coward's musical "This Year of Grace," premieres in London  

Mar 27   On this day in history kGB-AM in San Diego CA begins radio transmissions  

Mar 27   On this day in history leslie Stuart, composer, dies at 64  

Mar 27   US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Maribel Vinson in the year 1928.  

Mar 27   On this day in history uS Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Roger Turner  

Mar 28   Giuseppe Ferrata, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1928.  

Mar 29   Vaclav Felix, composer in the year 1928.  

Mar 29   Yeshiva College (now University) chartered (NYC) in the year 1928.  

Mar 31   On this day in history gordie Howe, Floral Sask, NHL right wing (Detroit Redwings)  

Mar 31   On this day in history gustave Ador, president of Austria (1919), dies at 82  

Apr 01   On this day in history chiang Kai-shek's army crosses Yang-tse  

Apr 02   Joseph "Cardinal" Bernardin, of Chicago in the year 1928.  

Apr 02   In the year 1928 theodore Richards, US chemist (atomic weight, Nobel 1914), dies  

Apr 04   In the year 1928 maya Angelou was born  

Apr 04   In the year 1928 the birth of Maya Angelou, American poet  

Apr 05   Jane Ellen Harrison, scholar/archaeologist, dies in the year 1928.  

Apr 06   On this day in history james Dewey Watson, chemist (co-discovered structure of DNA)  

Apr 06   In the year 1928 the birth of James Watson, American scientist who discovered DNA structure  

Apr 07   In the year 1928 44-yr old NY Ranger GM Lester Patrick replaces his injured goaltender in a Stanley Cup game, & beats Montreal Maroons 2-1  

Apr 07   44-yr old NY Ranger GM Lester Patrick replaces his injured goaltender in a Stanley Cup game, &beats Montreal Maroons 2-1 on this day in history.  

Apr 07   On this day in history a 45-year-old retired goalie by the name of Lester Patrick stepped in to save a game and the Rangers went on to beat Montreal and win the Stanley Cup in the final game of the series.  

Apr 07   Alan J Pakula, director (All the President's Men, Klute) in the year 1928.  

Apr 07   The birth of James Garner, American actor in the year 1928.  

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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   Gerhard Amanshauser, writer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of harry Hyams, English immovable goods owner (Center Point)  

Jan 02   Howard Caine, Nashville TN, actor (Brushfire) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of tiberiu Olah, composer  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of vaughn Beals, Cambridge Mass, CEO (Harley Davidson motorcycle)  

Famous Deaths In 1928

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

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

Jan 12   In the year 1928 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   George Goethals, American army engineer (b. 1858) died in the year 1928.  

Jan 27   Marie Verstraete, actress (Frou-Frou/Nora), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

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