What Happened on July 2, 1928

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • British parliament reduces the age at women can vote to 21 - the same as men (Representation of the People Act 1928)
  • The Jenkins Television Corporation (owned by Charles Jenkins) goes on air with W3XK, the first television broadcasting station in the USA

Famous Birthdays

  • Estelita Rodriguez, Cuban actress (Cuban Fireball, Havana Rose), born in Guanajay, Cuba (d. 1966)
  • Pavel Kohout, Czech, director/author (Poor Murderer)