On This Day

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

Baseball Pitcher Carl Hubbell
Baseball Pitcher
Carl Hubbell

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)
1928 Highlights

About August 11, 1928

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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