On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1928

Historical Events

  • "The Adventure of the Good Soldier Schweik" premieres in Berlin

Famous Birthdays

  • Chico Carrasquel, Venezuelan baseball player, born in Caracas, Venezuela (d. 2005)
  • Eugenio Monti, Italian bobsledder (2 x Olympic gold 2-man, 4-man 1968; World C'ships 9 x gold), born in Toblach, Italy (d. 2003)
  • Jeanne Moreau, French actress (Going Places, Jules & Jim), born in Paris, France (d. 2017)
  • Kees Broekman, Dutch speed skater (Olympic silver 1952), born in De Lier, Netherlands (d. 1992)
1928 Highlights

About January 23, 1928

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius