On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1928

Historical Events

  • 1st international dogsled mail leaves Minot, Maine for Montreal, Quebec
  • Ethel Barrymore Theater opens at 243 W 47th St NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Donald Adams, British bass-baritone opera singer (D'Oyly Carte Opera Company,; Gilbert and Sullivan For All), born in Bristol, United Kingdom (d. 1996)
  • Jack Christiansen, American football player and coach (Lions), born in Sublette, Kansas
1928 Highlights

About December 20, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius