June 28, 1928 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

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

Birthdays in History

  • Cyril Smith, British Liberal Member of Parliament and alleged serial sex offender, born in Lancashire, England (d. 2010)
  • 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
  • Nick Virgilio, American Haiku poet, born in Camden, New Jersey (d. 1989)
  • Ronald Alfred Gardyne "Rags" Butler, sailor