On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1928

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Playwright Eugene O'Neill
Eugene O'Neill

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
1928 Highlights

About April 9, 1928

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries