On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1928

Day of the Week: Sunday

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, cricketer (Paki fast-med bowler, 54 wkts in 13 Tests)