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)