On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1928

Historical Events

  • Clip-on tie designed

Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Gershwin's "An American In Paris" premieres at Carnegie Hall, NYC, performed by the New York Philharmonic conducted by Walter Damrosch

Composer and Pianist George Gershwin
Composer and Pianist
George Gershwin

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Tramiel, American Businessman (Amiga, Commodore 64), born in Łódź, Poland (d. 2012)
  • W Gordon Smith, Scottish playwright, born in Edinburgh (d. 1996)
1928 Highlights

About December 13, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius