On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1928

Historical Events

  • Ray Barbuti wins 400m in 47.8 at the Amsterdam Olympics, the only individual track event won by an American at the Games

Famous Birthdays

  • Cécile Aubry, French actress (The Black Rose), author (Belle et Sébastien), television screenwriter and director, born in Paris, France (d. 2010)
1928 Highlights

About August 3, 1928

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo