What Happened on February 1, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Debbie Dean [Reba Smith], American pop singer and songwriter (Motown), born in Corbin, Kentucky (d. 2001)
  • Eric Evans, English dean of St Paul's, born in Tenby, Wales (d. 1996)
  • Peter Gordon Dorrell, British archaeologist and photographer (d. 1996)
  • Sir Samuel "Sam" Edwards, Welsh physicist (condensed matter physics), born in Swansea, Wales (d. 2015)
  • Tom Lantos, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1981-2008), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2008)
Born in 1928

Famous Deaths

  • Hughie Jennings, American Baseball Hall of Fame infielder (Baltimore Orioles) and manager (Detroit Tigers 1907-20), dies of meningitis at 58
1928 Highlights

About February 1, 1928

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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