On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros, Cuban jazz trumpeter (Orchestra Harlow; Eddie Palmieri), born in Santa Clara, Cuba (d. 2016)
  • Bill Ryan, American newscaster (Smithsonian), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Estelle Harris, American actress (Estelle Costanza - Seinfeld, Toy Story), born in Manhattan, New York
  • Jimmy Logan, British comedian (Mad Death), born in Dennistoun, Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2001)

Person of interestMaya Angelou

Maya Angelou [Marguerite Johnson], American author ("I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"), poet and actress (Nyo-Roots), born in St Louis, Missouri

Author, Poet and Activist Maya Angelou
Author, Poet and Activist
Maya Angelou
  • Monty Norman, English singer and film composer (James Bond Theme), born in London
1928 Highlights

About April 4, 1928

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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