What Happened on May 31, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st aerial crossing of Pacific takes off from Oakland
  • Charlie Hallows scores his 1,000th run of Cricket season

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacob Lateiner, pianist/professor (Juiliard), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Pankaj Roy, cricketer (Indian opener, 413 partnership w/Vinoo Mankad)

Famous Deaths

  • Ludwig Enneccerus, German leader, dies at 85
  • Manuel de Oliveira Lima, Brazilian historian, dies at 60