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Historical Events In 1928

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

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

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

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

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

Mar 28   In the year 1928 giuseppe Ferrata, composer, dies at 63  

Mar 29   Vaclav Felix, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 29   Yeshiva College (now University) chartered (NYC) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 31   In the year 1928 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   On this day in history joseph "Cardinal" Bernardin, of Chicago  

Apr 02   Theodore Richards, US chemist (atomic weight, Nobel 1914), dies on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Maya Angelou was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 06   James Dewey Watson, chemist (co-discovered structure of DNA) on this day in history.  

Apr 06   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 07   In the year 1928 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   In the year 1928 birth of gerhard Amanshauser, writer  

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   Vaughn Beals, Cambridge Mass, CEO (Harley Davidson motorcycle) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair died on this day in history.  

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

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

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