On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Ann Blyth, American actress and singer (Kismet, Mildred Pierce), born in Mount Kisco, New York
  • Eddie Kirkland, Jamaican-American blues guitarist, singer and harmonica player (Have Mercy On Me), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2011)
1928 Highlights

About August 16, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo