On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1928

Historical Events

  • 44-year old NY Rangers GM Lester Patrick replaces his injured goaltender in a Stanley Cup game and beats Montreal Maroons, 2-1 in OT; Rangers go on to win series, 3-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan J Pakula, director (All the President's Men, Klute)
  • James Garner, American actor (Rockford Files, Bret Maverick), born in Norman Oklahoma (d. 2014)
  • James White, UK, sci-fi author (Star Surgeon, Star Healer)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Bogdanov, Russian physician and philosopher, dies at 54
1928 Highlights

About April 7, 1928

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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