On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1928

Historical Events

  • 14th Rose Bowl: Stanford beats Pittsburgh, 7-6

Famous Birthdays

  • Alberto Zedda, Italian opera conductor and musicologist, born in Milan, Italy (d. 2017)
  • Avie Bennett, Canadian philanthropist
  • Daisaku Ikeda, Japanese writer
  • Dan Rostenkowski, American politician (Rep-D-Il, 1959-94), convicted of mail fraud, born in Chicago, Illinois (2010)
  • Gerhard Amanshauser, writer
  • Harry Hyams, English immovable goods owner (Center Point)
  • Oskar Rabin, Russian painter and dissident during Soviet era, born in Moscow, Soviet Union (d. 2018)
  • Tiberiu Olah, composer
  • Vaughn Beals, CEO (Harley Davidson motorcycle), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Photographer Ansel Adams (25) weds Virginia Best in Yosemite Valley

Photographer Ansel Adams
Ansel Adams
1928 Highlights

About January 2, 1928

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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