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Historical Events In 1928

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

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

Mar 13   On this day in history 450 die in St Franciso Valley Dam burst (California)  

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

Mar 13   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1928 "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   Fred Rogers, childrens show (Mr Rogers Neighborhood) in the year 1928.  

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 in the year 1928.  

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

Mar 27   In the year 1928 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   In the year 1928 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   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   Maya Angelou was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history james Dewey Watson, chemist (co-discovered structure of DNA)  

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

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 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   In the year 1928 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1928 birth of khan Mohammad, cricketer (Paki fast-med bowler, 54 wkts in 13 Tests)  

Jan 02   In the year 1928 birth of dan Rostenkowski, (Rep-D-Il, -94)  

Jan 02   Gerhard Amanshauser, writer was born in the year 1928.  

Jan 02   Harry Hyams, English immovable goods owner (Center Point) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1928

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history alvin C Kraenzlein, track star (Olympic-4 gold-1900), dies at 51  

Jan 08   On this day in history dumitru Kiriac-Georgescu, composer, dies at 61  

Jan 11   On this day in history thomas Hardy, novelist (Maddening Crowd), dies near Dorchester at 87  

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 in the year 1928.  

Jan 21   On this day in history death of george Goethals, American army engineer (b. 1858)  

Jan 27   Marie Verstraete, actress (Frou-Frou/Nora), dies at 74 in the year 1928.  

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

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