On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 1922

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • The Irish Civil War starts when Irish Free State forces attack anti-treaty republicans in Dublin

Famous Birthdays

  • Erik Bauersfeld, American voice actor (Star Wars' Admiral Ackbar "Its a trap"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • Michael Vale, American actor known for being Dunkin' Donuts mascot "Fred the Baker", born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2005)
  • Terje Stigen, Norwegian author (Det siste paradiset), born in Mager√łya, Finnmark, Norway (d. 2010)

Famous Deaths

  • Velimir Khlebnikov, Russian poet and playwright, dies at 36