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Historical Events In 1928

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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) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 13   In the year 1928 rudolph Friml's musical "Three Musketeers," premieres in NYC  

Mar 15   In the year 1928 mussolini modifies Italy electoral system (abolishes right to choose)  

Mar 17   Edino Krieger, composer on this day in history.  

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

Mar 19   On this day in history "Amos & Andy" debuts on radio (NBC Blue Network-WMAQ Chicago)  

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

Mar 20   On this day in history fred Rogers, childrens show (Mr Rogers Neighborhood)  

Mar 21   On this day in history evelyn Ruth Anderson, composer  

Mar 22   On this day in history noel Coward's musical "This Year of Grace," premieres in London  

Mar 27   KGB-AM in San Diego CA begins radio transmissions on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Leslie Stuart, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1928.  

Mar 27   On this day in history uS Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Maribel Vinson  

Mar 27   US Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Roger Turner on this day in history.  

Mar 28   On this day in history giuseppe Ferrata, composer, dies at 63  

Mar 29   On this day in history vaclav Felix, composer  

Mar 29   On this day in history yeshiva College (now University) chartered (NYC)  

Mar 31   Gordie Howe, Floral Sask, NHL right wing (Detroit Redwings) in the year 1928.  

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

Apr 01   Chiang Kai-shek's army crosses Yang-tse in the year 1928.  

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

Apr 02   On this day in history theodore Richards, US chemist (atomic weight, Nobel 1914), dies  

Apr 04   In the year 1928 maya Angelou was born  

Apr 04   The birth of Maya Angelou, American poet in the year 1928.  

Apr 05   Jane Ellen Harrison, scholar/archaeologist, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 06   James Dewey Watson, chemist (co-discovered structure of DNA) in the year 1928.  

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

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

Apr 07   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 in the year 1928.  

Apr 07   In the year 1928 alan J Pakula, director (All the President's Men, Klute)  

Apr 07   The birth of James Garner, American actor on this day in history.  

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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   Khan Mohammad, cricketer (Paki fast-med bowler, 54 wkts in 13 Tests) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   Gerhard Amanshauser, writer was born in the year 1928.  

Jan 02   Harry Hyams, English immovable goods owner (Center Point) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Howard Caine, Nashville TN, actor (Brushfire) was born in the year 1928.  

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   Dumitru Kiriac-Georgescu, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1928.  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1928 death of george Goethals, American army engineer (b. 1858)  

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

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

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