On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1928

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Buenos Aires police thwart an attempt on President-elect Herbert Hoover

31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover

Famous Birthdays

  • Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Cuban filmmaker (Muerte de un burócrata), born in Havana, Cuba (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Lewis Howard Latimer, American inventor (carbon filament lightbulb), dies at 80
1928 Highlights

About December 11, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius