On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1924

Historical Events

  • 2 US Army planes end around-world flight, Seattle to Seattle, 57 stops
  • French government names Gen Serrail governor-general of Syria
  • General Plutarco Calles elected president of Mexico

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio Jacinto, Portuguese West Africa, Angolan poet
  • Marcello Mastroianni, Italian actor (8½, La Dolce Vita; Dark Eyes, The Pizza Triangle), born in Fontana Liri, Lazio, Kingdom of Italy (d. 1996)
1924 Highlights

About September 28, 1924

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 97 years and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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