On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1928

Historical Events

  • 1st solo flight from England to Australia lands in Darwin, 15 ½ days after take off, piloted by Australian aviator Bert Hinkler

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Forsyth, English comedian & TV host (Generation Game), born in London, England
  • Paul Dooley, American actor, writer and comedian(16 Candles, Strange Brew, Wedding), born in Parkersburg, West Virginia
1928 Highlights

About February 22, 1928

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces