On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1928

Historical Events

  • National Football League Championship: Providence Steam Roller (8-1-2) win first past the post title

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Nailor, civil servant/historian
  • Philip K[indred] Dick, US, sci-fi author (Hugo-1963, Blade Runner), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Elinor Wylie, American poet and writer (b. 1885)
1928 Highlights

About December 16, 1928

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius