On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1928

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Theater Premiere

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

  • 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)
  • Monty Sunshine, British jazz clarinetist and bandleader (Petite Fleur), born in Stepney, London (d. 2010)
  • Tom Lehrer, American musician ("The Elements"), satirist (That Was The Week That Was), and mathematician, born in NYC, New York
1928 Highlights

About April 9, 1928

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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