On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1928

Famous Birthdays

Andy Warhol

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

  • 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? 93 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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