What Happened on August 11, 1928

Historical Events

Sports History

NY Giants future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Carl Hubbell registers first MLB victory, a 4-0 shutout of Philadelphia Phillies at the Polo Grounds, NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Bartholomay, American businessman and MLB owner (Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves 1962-76), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2020)
  • Richard Barratt, former Chief Inspector of Constabulary
  • Stan Kesler, American session musician, songwriter and, record producer and songwriter (Sun Studio), born in Abbeville, Mississippi (d. 2020)
Born in 1928
1928 Highlights

About August 11, 1928

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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