On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1928

Historical Events

  • John McGraw backs NL President John Heydler's designated hitter idea

Famous Birthdays

  • Eli Beeding, Sherman, TX, Air Force Captain and rocket test pilot, (d. 2013)
  • Marilyn Beck, newspaper columnist
1928 Highlights

About December 17, 1928

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

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius