What Happened on August 8, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Burrows, Australian musician
  • Fran├žois Remetter, French soccer goalkeeper (26 caps; RC Strasbourg, FC Metz, FC Sochaux), born in Strasbourg, France (d. 2022)
  • Ken Scowcroft, English insurance magnate/multi-millionaire
  • Lord Alfred Hayes, English pro wrestler, manager and commentator (WWF), born in London, England (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Stjepan Radic, founder/leader (Croatian Boer party), dies
1928 Highlights

About August 8, 1928

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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