On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1928

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- )

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? 93 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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