On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1928

Historical Events

  • 1st US air-conditioned office building opens, San Antonio
  • Algemeene Vereeniging Radio Omroep (AVRO) begins broadcasting (Neth)

Famous Birthdays

  • Abdul Sattar Edhi, Pakistani philanthropist (Edhi Foundation), born in Bantva, Gujarat (d. 2016)
  • Ernest R Tidyman, Ohio, novelist/screenwriter (The French Connection)
  • Khan Mohammad, Pakistani cricket fast bowler (13 Tests, 54 wickets; Pakistan's first ball and wicket in Test cricket), born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan (d. 2009)
1928 Highlights

About January 1, 1928

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn