On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1928

Historical Events

  • 1st autogyro flight in US

Famous Birthdays

  • Galt MacDermot, Canadian composer (Hair), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2018)
  • Michael Hurd, British composer and musicologist known for his choral music (Jonah-Man Jazz), born in Gloucester, England (d. 2006)
  • Morris "Moose" Charlap, American Broadway composer (Peter Pan; Kelly), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1974)
  • Nathan Oliveira, American artist
1928 Highlights

About December 19, 1928

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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