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Historical Events In 1928

Monday, 20 January 2020

Jul 31   On this day in history 1st woman to win a track and field olympic gold medal, Halina Konopacka of Poland  

Jul 31   On this day in history bill Frenzel, (Rep-R-MN, 1971- )  

Aug 01   Babe Ruth hits HR # 42 & is 4 weeks ahead of his 1927 pace in the year 1928.  

Aug 02   On this day in history mussolini signs peace treaty with Abyssinia (Ethiopia)  

Aug 03   On this day in history cécile Aubry, French actress  

Aug 03   In the year 1928 ray Barbuti saves US team from defeat in Amsterdam Olympics track events by winning 400 m (47.8 sec)  

Aug 04   Udham Singh, India, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1952, 56, 64) in the year 1928.  

Aug 06   On this day in history janice-Lee York Romary, Calif, fencer (Olympics-1948-68)  

Aug 06   William Henry Grattan Flood, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1928.  

Aug 07   In the year 1928 abebe Bikila, Ethiopian marathon runner (Olympic-gold-1960, 64)  

Aug 07   Alphonse MAJ Ariëns, Dutch RC pastor/social worker, dies at 68 in the year 1928.  

Aug 08   In the year 1928 stjepan Radic, founder/leader (Croatian Boer party), dies  

Aug 09   Bob Cousy, NBA guard (Boston Celtics, 1957 MVP) in the year 1928.  

Aug 09   Frederik II W, grand duke of Baden (1907-18), dies at 71 in the year 1928.  

Aug 10   In the year 1928 the birth of James Dean, American film actor  

Aug 11   Carl Hubbell's 1st major league victory is a 4-0 shutout of Phils on this day in history.  

Aug 12   In the year 1928 9th Olympic Games close in Amsterdam  

Aug 13   On this day in history fernand de La Tombelle, composer, dies at 74  

Aug 13   In the year 1928 soviet Union Spartacan Games begins  

Aug 14   On this day in history ben Hecht & Charles MacArthur's "Front Page," premieres in NYC  

Aug 14   Klabund, [Alfred Henschke], German writer (Spuk/Rasputin), dies at 37 in the year 1928.  

Aug 14   On this day in history laurentius L M [Laurens] van Deenen, (pathed)physiologist  

Aug 16   Ann Blyth, Mt Kisko NY, actress (Kismet, Mildred Pierce) in the year 1928.  

Aug 17   In the year 1928 jean R Adams, entomologist  

Aug 18   Marge Schott, CEO (Cincinnati Reds) in the year 1928.  

Aug 21   In the year 1928 gillian Sheen, England, foils (Olympic-gold-1956)  

Aug 24   A subway wreck occurs under Times Square in New York City on this day in history.  

Aug 25   Karl Korte, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 25   On this day in history tri-City Rugby Football Union forms consisting of Moose Jaw, Regina & Winnipeg  

Aug 26   In the year 1928 peter Appleyard, Canadian jazz vibraphonist  

Aug 27   On this day in history 16 die in a NYC subway's 2nd worst accident  

Aug 27   In the year 1928 kellogg-Briand Pact, where 60 nations agree to outlaw war  

Aug 28   In the year 1928 james Wild, music teacher  

Aug 29   On this day in history charles Gray, Bournemouth England, actor (Clay-Rawhide)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1928

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of ernest R Tidyman, Ohio, novelist/screenwriter (French Connection)  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1928.  

Jan 02   Howard Caine, Nashville TN, actor (Brushfire) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Tiberiu Olah, composer was born in the year 1928.  

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   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 in the year 1928.  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history death of ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1928 death of george Goethals, American army engineer (b. 1858)  

Jan 27   Marie Verstraete, actress (Frou-Frou/Nora), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

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