On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1928

Historical Events

  • Japanese troops occupies Sjantung-schiereiland
  • The 125th and final fascicle of the Oxford English Dictionary is published.
  • Yanks are out of 1st place for 1st time since May 1926

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexis Korner, British blues musician (Blues Inc - "Bootleg Him"), born in Paris, France (d. 1984)
  • John Horlock, British vice-chancellor (Open College), born in Edmonton, Middlesex (d. 2015)
1928 Highlights

About April 19, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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