On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • David Farquhar Andress, New Zealand composer (Ring Around the Moon, A Unicorn for Christmas), born in Cambridge, New Zealand (d. 2007)
  • Michael Bryant, British actor (Sakharov, Girly), born in London, England (d. 2002)
  • Peter Moore, British academic (Professor of Statistics at London Business School) (d. 2010)
  • Tony Williams, American singer (Platters-Only You, Harbor Lights), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • Jane Ellen Harrison, scholar/archaeologist, dies
  • Roy Kilner, cricketer (9 Tests for England 1924-26), dies at 38
1928 Highlights

About April 5, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries