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Historical Events In 1928

Friday, 18 January 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   In the year 1928 eileen Vollick 1899-1972 gets pilot's licence; first Canadian woman to be a licensed pilot  

Mar 13   Rudolph Friml's musical "Three Musketeers," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1928 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   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   In the year 1928 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   In the year 1928 leslie Stuart, composer, dies at 64  

Mar 27   On this day in history uS Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Maribel Vinson  

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) in the year 1928.  

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   In the year 1928 joseph "Cardinal" Bernardin, of Chicago  

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

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

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

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 in the year 1928.  

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   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   In the year 1928 birth of tiberiu Olah, composer  

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   Dumitru Kiriac-Georgescu, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1928.  

Jan 11   In the year 1928 thomas Hardy, novelist (Maddening Crowd), dies near Dorchester at 87  

Jan 12   In the year 1928 death of ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair  

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   On this day in history marie Verstraete, actress (Frou-Frou/Nora), dies at 74  

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

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