On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1928

Day of the Week: Sunday

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)