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Historical Events In 1928

Tuesday, 07 April 2020

Mar 12   In California, the St. Francis Dam fails, killing over 600 people on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history mussolini modifies Italy electoral system (abolishes right to choose)  

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

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

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

Mar 21   In the year 1928 evelyn Ruth Anderson, composer  

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

Mar 27   KGB-AM in San Diego CA begins radio transmissions in the year 1928.  

Mar 27   Leslie Stuart, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 27   In the year 1928 uS Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Roger Turner  

Mar 28   Giuseppe Ferrata, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Mar 29   On this day in history vaclav Felix, composer  

Mar 29   In the year 1928 yeshiva College (now University) chartered (NYC)  

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

Mar 31   Gustave Ador, president of Austria (1919), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 02   Joseph "Cardinal" Bernardin, of Chicago on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Theodore Richards, US chemist (atomic weight, Nobel 1914), dies in the year 1928.  

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   In the year 1928 jane Ellen Harrison, scholar/archaeologist, dies  

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

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

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

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   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   On this day in history alan J Pakula, director (All the President's Men, Klute)  

Apr 07   On this day in history the birth of James Garner, American actor  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1928 thomas Hardy, novelist (Maddening Crowd), dies near Dorchester at 87  

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

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

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

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