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Historical Events In 1928

Thursday, 17 June 2021

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

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

Mar 13   Eileen Vollick 1899-1972 gets pilot's licence; first Canadian woman to be a licensed pilot on this day in history.  

Mar 13   On this day in history 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   Edino Krieger, composer in the year 1928.  

Mar 18   On this day in history paul van Ostaijen, Flemish writer (Outlawed), dies at 32  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Mar 27   In the year 1928 uS Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Maribel Vinson  

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

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

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   In the year 1928 chiang Kai-shek's army crosses Yang-tse  

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   On this day in history 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   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   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   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   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   In the year 1928 alan J Pakula, director (All the President's Men, Klute)  

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   Ernest R Tidyman, Ohio, novelist/screenwriter (French Connection) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Khan Mohammad, cricketer (Paki fast-med bowler, 54 wkts in 13 Tests) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Dan Rostenkowski, (Rep-D-Il, -94) was born in the year 1928.  

Jan 02   Gerhard Amanshauser, writer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 02   In the year 1928 birth of vaughn Beals, Cambridge Mass, CEO (Harley Davidson motorcycle)  

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   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   Ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair died on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1928 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   Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig/field marshal (WW I), dies at 66 in the year 1928.  

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