What Happened on December 31, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Amarillo Slim [Thomas Preston], American hall of fame professional poker player (1971 World Series main event), born in Amarillo, Texas (d. 2012)
  • Hugh McElhenny, American Pro/College Football HOF halfback (University of Washington; 5 × First-team All-Pro; 6 × Pro Bowl; Minnesota Vikings, SF 49ers), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2022)
  • Ross Barbour, American singer (4 Freshmen), born in Columbus, Indiana (d. 2011)
  • Siné [Maurice Sinet], French cartoonist, born in Paris, France (d. 2016)
  • Veijo Meri, Finnish writer, born in Viipuri (d. 2015)
1928 Highlights

About December 31, 1928

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 94 years and 1 month
Leap Year: Yes

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