On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1928

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

George Gershwin, Sigmund Romberg and P. G. Wodehouse's musical "Rosalie" premieres in New York

Composer and Pianist George Gershwin
Composer and Pianist
George Gershwin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Soviet Union orders exile of Leon Trotsky

Russian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky
Russian Revolutionary
Leon Trotsky

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Brooks, American fashion designer (Emmy 1983), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 2005)
  • Philip Levine, American poet, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • Wallace Berry, Canadian-American composer (d. 1991)
1928 Highlights

About January 10, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn