What Happened on January 17, 1928

Historical Events

  • 1st fully automatic photographic film developing machine patented

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean BarraquĆ©, French composer, born in Hauts-de-Seine, France (d. 1973)
  • Ken Archer, Australian cricket batsman (5 Tests; Queensland CA), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • Philip Jones, British classical trumpeter (Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, 1951-86), and educator, born in Bath, England (d. 2000)

Vidal SassoonVidal Sassoon (1928-2012)

British-American hair stylist and CEO of Vidal Sasson, born in London

Born in 1928

Famous Deaths

  • William Corless Mills, American museum curator (excavated Ohio Indian mounds), dies at 68
1928 Highlights

About January 17, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn