What Happened on March 28, 1919

Historical Events

  • 78th Grand National: Ernie Piggott wins aboard Poethlyn; shortest price winner in history at 11-4

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacob Avshalomov, American composer (Sinfonietta; The Oregon), born in Tsingtao, China (d. 2013)
  • Tom Brooks, Australian cricket umpire (23 Tests 1970-78), born in Paddington, Australia (d. 2007)
  • Vic Raschi, American MLB pitcher (4-time All Star), born in West Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1988)
1919 Highlights

About March 28, 1919

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries