What Happened on August 30, 1928

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jawaharlal Nehru requests independence of India

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Mann, American music director (Johnny Mann Singers; Stand Up And 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? 94 years and 3 months
Leap Year: Yes

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