What Happened on October 8, 1928

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Cole Porter & E Ray Goetz' musical "Paris" premieres in NYC
  • Eastern Soccer League forms in USA
  • Joseph Szigeti debuted Alfredo Casella's Violin Concerto.

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Maynard, British actor
  • M. Russell Ballard, LDS apostle
  • Neil Harvey, cricketer (prolific Australian lefty bat of 50's)

Famous Deaths

  • Larry Semon, comedian (b. 1889)