On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1928

Historical Events

  • II Winter Olympic Games open in St Moritz, Switzerland

Famous Birthdays

  • Archibald Forster, CEO (Esso UK)
  • Conrad Janis, American jazz trombonist and actor (Mork & Mindy, Quark, Bonino), born in NYC, New York
  • Gerry Alexander, West Indian cricket wicket-keeper (25 Tests, top score 108, 90 dismissals), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2011)
  • Raoul Cita, R&B pianist and songwriter (Harptones), born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)
1928 Highlights

About February 11, 1928

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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