On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1919

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Volstead Act passed by US Congress, establishing prohibition, despite President Woodrow Wilson's veto

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernhard Wicki, Austrian director and actor (Morituri, Crime & Passion), born in St. Pölten, Austria (d. 2000)

Famous Deaths

  • Ted Wainwright, cricketer (Yorks stalwart, 5 Tests 1893-98), dies
1919 Highlights

About October 28, 1919

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 101 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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