On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1928

Historical Events

  • CFL Grey Cup, AAA Grounds, Hamilton: Hamilton Tigers win 3rd Cup with 30-0 shutout of Regina Roughriders
  • National League President John Heydler first to propose a baseball rule change calling for a 10th man, or 'designated hitter', to bat in place of the pitcher; ironically, the NL vote in favour of proposal, but the American League turn it down
  • Railroad museum opens in Utrecht, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Gore, British tennis player (Wimbledon 1901, 08-09), dies at 60
  • José Eustasio Rivera, Colombian writer (b. 1888)
1928 Highlights

About December 1, 1928

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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