On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard S. Becker, American sociologist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Ken Colyer, British New Orleans jazz devotee trumpeter, cornetist, and bandleader, born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England (d. 1988)

Famous Deaths

  • Henryk Melcer-SzczawiƄski, Polish pianist, composer, and conductor, dies of a heart attack at 58
1928 Highlights

About April 18, 1928

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries