What Happened on June 28, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Alfred E Smith (NY-Gov) nominated for US president at Democratic Convention
  • Friedrich Schmiedl attempted rocket mail in Austria (unsuccessful)

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Gordon Speedie-Pask, cybernetician stage producer/lyricist
  • Dr Hans Blix, Swedish head of the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission 2000-2003
  • Harold Evans, English journalist and writer; editor of The Sunday Times
  • Peter Heine, cricketer (solid South African fast bowler in 1950's)
  • Ronald Alfred Gardyne "Rags" Butler, sailor