On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1928

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Evans, English dean of St Paul's, born in Tenby, Wales (d. 1996)
  • Peter Gordon Dorrell, archaeologist and photographer
  • Sir Samuel "Sam" Edwards, Welsh physicist (condensed matter physics), born in Swansea, Wales (d. 2015)
  • Tom Lantos, (Rep-D-CA, 1981- )
  • Ursula Mamlok, German American avant-garde composer, born in Berlin (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

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