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Historical Events In 1928

Friday, 19 April 2019

May 07   England lowers age of women voters from 30 to 21 in the year 1928.  

May 07   On this day in history john Ingle, actor (Edward Quartermaine-General Hospital)  

May 07   Pulitzer prize awarded to Thornton Wilder for (Bridge of San Luis Rey) on this day in history.  

May 09   Barbara Ann Scott, Ottawa Ontario, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1948) on this day in history.  

May 09   Constantin Dimitrescu, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1928.  

May 10   WGY, Schenectady begins regular TV programming in the year 1928.  

May 11   On this day in history 54th Kentucky Derby: Chick Lang aboard Reigh Count wins in 2:10.4  

May 11   General Electric opens first TV-station (Schenectady NY) in the year 1928.  

May 12   Manuel Lujan Jr, (Rep-R-NM, 1969- ) in the year 1928.  

May 12   Mussolini ends woman's rights in Italy on this day in history.  

May 12   In the year 1928 opium laws enforced  

May 13   Édouard Molinaro, French film actor, director and screenwriter on this day in history.  

May 14   John McGraw is knocked down by a taxicab & suffers a broken leg on this day in history.  

May 15   In the year 1928 mickey Mouse made his 1st appearance  

May 15   On this day in history mickey Mouse made his first appearance  

May 16   On this day in history billy Martin, baseball 2nd baseman/manager (NY Yankees, Oakland A's)  

May 16   On this day in history edmund William Grosse, poet/author, dies  

May 17   9th modern Olympic games open in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

May 17   In the year 1928 9th modern Olympic games opens in Amsterdam  

May 18   In the year 1928 g R Hall, nuclear scientist  

May 19   In the year 1928 "Firedamp" explodes in Mather PA coal mine killing 195 of 273 miners  

May 19   51 frogs enter first annual "Frog Jumping Jubilee" (Angel's Camp CA) on this day in history.  

May 19   Anthony C B Chapman, England, sports car builder/autoracer (Formula 1) in the year 1928.  

May 19   On this day in history henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert, composer, dies at 59  

May 22   Roscoe Robinson, US gospel singer in the year 1928.  

May 22   US Congress accept Jones-White Merchant Naval Act in the year 1928.  

May 22   On this day in history william HT Gairdner, Engl missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54  

May 23   On this day in history bomb attack on Italians embassy in Buenos Aires, 22 die  

May 24   In the year 1928 record 12 future Hall of Famers take the field, as Yanks beat A's 9-7  

May 24   In the year 1928 umberto Nobile flies airship over North Pole again  

May 25   Amelia Earhart (as a passenger) is 1st woman to fly Atlantic Ocean in the year 1928.  

May 25   In the year 1928 amelia Earhart (as a passenger) is first woman to fly Atlantic Ocean  

May 25   Frigyes Hidas, composer in the year 1928.  

May 26   A's commit 7 errors & lose to Yanks 7-4 in the year 1928.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of tiberiu Olah, composer  

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   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 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 in the year 1928.  

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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