On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1928

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAndy Warhol

Andy Warhol, American pop artist and film producer (Frankenstein, Bad), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1987)

Pop Artist Andy Warhol
Pop Artist
Andy Warhol
  • Herb Moford, American baseball player (d. 2005)
  • Janice-Lee York Romary, California, fencer (Olympics 1948-68)

Famous Deaths

  • W. H. Grattan Flood, Irish author and composer, dies at 68
1928 Highlights

About August 6, 1928

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo