What Happened on September 17, 1928

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 48th U.S. Men's National Championship: Henri Cochet beats Francis Hunter (4-6, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3)
  • Hurricane hits Lake Okeechobee Florida drowning 1,800-2500
  • Pitcher Ray Boggs hits 3 batters in 1 inning

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Matthew, British disc jockey
  • Roddy McDowall, actor (Planet of Apes, Lord Love a Duck), born in London, England