On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1928

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Eugene O'Neill's "Lazarus Laughed" premieres in Pasadena

Music releaseTheater Premiere

Mae West's NYC debut in a daring new play "Diamond Lil"

Actress Mae West
Mae West
  • Top-Oss soccer team forms in Oss
  • Turkey passes separation of church & state

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Cubbon, British senior civil servant, born in Lancashire, England (d. 2015)
  • Floyd Spence, American attorney and politician (Rep-R-SC, 1971-2001), born in Columbia, South Carolina (d. 2001)
  • Tom Lehrer, American musician, satirist and mathematician (That Was The Week That Was), born in NYC, New York