What Happened on December 4, 1928

Historical Events

  • Walter Donaldson & Gus Kahn's musical "Whoopee!", starring Eddie Cantor, premieres on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre, NYC; runs for 407 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Dena Dietrich, American actress (Mother Nature in Chiffon margarine), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Hebe de Bonafini, Argentine human rights activist (co-founded Mothers of Plaza de Mayo), born in Ensenada, Argentina (d. 2022)
Born in 1928
1928 Highlights

About December 4, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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