What Happened on April 9, 1928

Historical Events

Event of Interest

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
1928 History

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)

Paul ArizinPaul Arizin (1928-2006)

American College/Basketball HOF small forward (NBA C'ship 1956; 10 x NBA All Star; NBA scoring champion 1952, 57; Philadelphia Warriors), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Tom Lehrer, American musician ("The Elements"), satirist (That Was The Week That Was), and mathematician, born in NYC, New York
Born in 1928

About April 9, 1928

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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