On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1928

Historical Events

  • Ben Hecht & Charles MacArthur's "Front Page," premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Laurens van Deenen, Dutch biochemist, born in Maastricht, Germany (d. 1994)
  • Lina Wertmüller [Arcangela Braueich], Italian screenwriter, film director, and 1st woman nominated for an Academy Award for Directing (Seven Beauties), born in Rome, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Klabund [Alfred Henschke], German writer (Spuk, Rasputin), dies at 37
1928 Highlights

About August 14, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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