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Historical Events In 1928

Tuesday, 20 August 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   In the year 1928 eileen Vollick 1899-1972 gets pilot's licence; first Canadian woman to be a licensed pilot  

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) in the year 1928.  

Mar 17   In the year 1928 edino Krieger, composer  

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

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

Mar 19   In the year 1928 "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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 27   US Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Roger Turner in the year 1928.  

Mar 28   Giuseppe Ferrata, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1928.  

Mar 29   On this day in history vaclav Felix, composer  

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

Apr 01   Chiang Kai-shek's army crosses Yang-tse on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 04   Maya Angelou was born in the year 1928.  

Apr 04   In the year 1928 the birth of Maya Angelou, American poet  

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

Apr 06   In the year 1928 james Dewey Watson, chemist (co-discovered structure of DNA)  

Apr 06   The birth of James Watson, American scientist who discovered DNA structure on this day in history.  

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 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   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   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   On this day in history birth of gerhard Amanshauser, writer  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of harry Hyams, English immovable goods owner (Center Point)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of howard Caine, Nashville TN, actor (Brushfire)  

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

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

Jan 12   Ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair died in the year 1928.  

Jan 13   Johan Peter Koch, Danish officer/explorer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   George Goethals, American army engineer (b. 1858) died on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history 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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