On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1928

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestBob Cousy

Bob Cousy, Basketball Hall of Fame guard (NBA C'ship 1957, 59-63; NBA MVP 1957; 13 × NBA All-Star 1951–63; Boston Celtics), born in Manhattan, NYC

NBA Point Guard Bob Cousy
NBA Point Guard
Bob Cousy

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick II, Grand Duke of Baden (1907-18), dies at 71
1928 Highlights

About August 9, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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