Historical Events in November 1928

  • Nov 1 1st celebration of Authors' Day

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Nov 1 Bradman scores a century each innings (131 & 133*), NSW v Qld

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

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Nov 1 Graf Zeppelin sets airship distance record of 6384 km

Inventor and Zeppelin Commander Hugo Eckener
Inventor and Zeppelin Commander
Hugo Eckener
  • Nov 2 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 1st Symphony, L Stokovski premieres in Philadelphia
  • Nov 3 Turkey switches from Arabic to Roman alphabet
  • Nov 4 Jose Moncada elected president of Nicaragua

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Nov 4 US gangster Arnold Rothstein is shot at a business meeting for repudedly refusing to pay gambling debts (dies 6th November)

Businessman, Gambler, and Mobster Arnold Rothstein
Businessman, Gambler, and Mobster
Arnold Rothstein
  • Nov 6 Clevelanders vote to build a stadium with city bonds

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Nov 6 Herbert Hoover (R) beats Alfred E Smith (D) for US President

31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover
  • Nov 6 Colonel Jacob Schick patents 1st electric razor
  • Nov 6 Swedes start a tradition of eating Gustavus Adolphus pastries to commemorate the king.
  • Nov 8 George & Ira Gershwin's musical "Treasure Girl" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 10 Hirohito's official coronation as Emperor of Japan
  • Nov 11 France's 5th government of PoincarĂ© forms
  • Nov 11 KXO-AM in El Centro CA begins radio transmissions
  • Nov 11 WGL-AM in Ft Wayne IN begins radio transmissions
  • Nov 11 WMT-AM in Cedar Rapids IA begins radio transmissions
  • Nov 11 WOL-AM in Washington, D.C. begins radio transmissions
  • Nov 12 British steamer "Vestris" capsizes & sinks off Virginia, kills 110
  • Nov 13 Bradman scores 132* for NSW against MCC
  • Nov 17 Boston Garden officially opens
  • Nov 17 Notre Dame finally loses a football game at home after 23 years

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Nov 18 Walt Disney's "Steamboat Willie" released, first Mickey Mouse sound cartoon

Animator Walt Disney
Animator
Walt Disney
  • Nov 20 Boston Gardens opens, Mont Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 1-0
  • Nov 20 WGH-AM in Newport News VA begins radio transmissions
  • Nov 22 "Bolero" by Maurice Ravel first performed publicly (Paris)
  • Nov 26 Paul Claudel's "Lepdrehumily" premieres in Dresden
  • Nov 26 Philip Barry's "Holiday" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 30 Test Cricket debut of Don Bradman, who scored 18 & 1 vs England

1stHistoric Invention

Nov 30 Vladimir K. Zworykin receives patent on Iconoscope TV system