On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Art Farmer, American trumpet player (Farmer's Market; The Jazztet), born in Council Buffs, Iowa (d. 1999)
  • Gillian Sheen, British fencer (Olympic gold individual foil 1956), born in London, England (d. 2021)
  • Mário Pinto de Andrade, Angolan poet and politician who founded the Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), born in Golungo Alto, Portuguese Angola (d. 1990)
  • Zdeněk Lukáš, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 2007)
1928 Highlights

About August 21, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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