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Historical Events In 1928

Thursday, 23 May 2019

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

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

Mar 18   Paul van Ostaijen, Flemish writer (Outlawed), dies at 32 in the year 1928.  

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

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   In the year 1928 evelyn Ruth Anderson, composer  

Mar 22   Noel Coward's musical "This Year of Grace," premieres in London on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 27   US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Maribel Vinson on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 29   Vaclav Felix, composer in the year 1928.  

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

Mar 31   Gordie Howe, Floral Sask, NHL right wing (Detroit Redwings) on this day in history.  

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

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

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   On this day in history jane Ellen Harrison, scholar/archaeologist, dies  

Apr 06   In the year 1928 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   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   Alan J Pakula, director (All the President's Men, Klute) on this day in history.  

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   Ernest R Tidyman, Ohio, novelist/screenwriter (French Connection) was born in the year 1928.  

Jan 01   Khan Mohammad, cricketer (Paki fast-med bowler, 54 wkts in 13 Tests) was born in the year 1928.  

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   In the year 1928 birth of howard Caine, Nashville TN, actor (Brushfire)  

Jan 02   Tiberiu Olah, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Dumitru Kiriac-Georgescu, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Thomas Hardy, novelist (Maddening Crowd), dies near Dorchester at 87 in the year 1928.  

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

Jan 27   In the year 1928 marie Verstraete, actress (Frou-Frou/Nora), dies at 74  

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

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