On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 1924

Historical Events

  • Test cricket umpire debut for Frank Chester, v South Africa at Lord's
  • Tornado strikes Sandusky and Lorain, Ohio, killing 93

Famous Birthdays

  • Henk van Stipriaan, Dutch journalist and VARA radio host, born in Hamburg (d. 1989)

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Darragh, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (Stanley Cup 1911, 20-21, 23; Ottawa Senators), dies of peritonitis at 33
1924 Highlights

About June 28, 1924

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer