On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 1928

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Carl Hubbell's 1st major league victory is a 4-0 shutout of Phils

Baseball Pitcher Carl Hubbell
Baseball Pitcher
Carl Hubbell
  • Georges Ronsse becomes world champion cyclists

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
1928 Highlights

About August 11, 1928

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo