On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1928

Historical Events

  • 1st transatlantic TV image received, Hartsdale, NY

Famous Birthdays

  • Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, lawyer
  • Jack Larson, American actor (The Adventures of Superman -"Jimmy Olsen"), screenwriter, and librettist (Virgil Thomson's "Lord Byron"), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Stanley Baker, Welsh actor and producer (Concrete Jungle, Zorro, Zulu), born in Ferndale, Glamorgan (d. 1976)
1928 Highlights

About February 8, 1928

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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