On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1928

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jawaharlal Nehru requests independence of India

1st Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru
1st Prime Minister of India
Jawaharlal Nehru

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Mann, American music director (Johnny Mann Stand Up & Cheer), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2014)
  • Lloyd Casner, American race car driver and owner (Casner Motor Racing Division team), born in Miami, Florida (d. 1965)

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelm Wien, German physicist (laws of motion, Nobel 1911), dies at 64
1928 Highlights

About August 30, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo