On This Day

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, cricketer (Australian batsman, 5 Tests early 50s)

Person of interestVidal Sassoon

Vidal Sassoon, British-American hair stylist and CEO of Vidal Sasson, born in London (d. 2012)

Hairdresser Vidal Sassoon
Hairdresser
Vidal Sassoon

1928 Highlights

About January 17, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn