What Happened on December 12, 1928

Historical Events

  • Robert Nichols and Maurice Browne's play "Wings over Europe" premieres in New York City

Famous Birthdays

  • (Henry) Lionel Blair [Ogus], Canadian-British choreographer, tap dancer, actor, and television presenter., born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2021)
  • Chinghiz Aitmatov, Soviet-Kyrgyz author and best-known figure in Kyrgyzstan's literature (Jamila), born in Kirghiz ASSR, Soviet Union (d. 2008)
  • Helen Frankenthaler, American abstract expressionist artist (Arden), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2011)
  • Lionel Blair [Ogus], Canadian choreographer (Give Us a Clue), born in Montréal, Québec
  • Lonesome Sundown [Cornelius Green III], American blues singer and guitarist, born in Donaldsonville, Louisiana (d. 1995)
1928 Highlights

About December 12, 1928

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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