What Happened on March 28, 1924

Historical Events

  • 83rd Grand National: Bob Trudgill wins aboard 25/1 shot Master Robert; last GN from a general riding start, now-familiar 'tape' introduced the following year.
  • WGN-AM in Chicago IL begins radio transmissions

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Lovejoy, American actor (Man Against Crime, Meet McGraw), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1962)
  • Frederick "Freddie" Bartholomew, British child actor (Anna Karenina, David Copperfield, Captains Courageous), born in London, England (d. 1992)
  • Gerhard Fritsch, Austrian writer, born in Vienna (d. 1969)
  • Peter Baer, German-British artist and printmaker, born in Berlin (d. 1996)
1924 Highlights

About March 28, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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