On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1928

Historical Events

  • Scotch tape 1st marketed by 3-M Company

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Willis, American rock vocalist (C C Rider), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1958)
  • Eric Ash, rector (Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine)
  • Richard Buckley, royal equerry
  • Robert Clatworthy, English sculptor, born in Bridgwater, Somerset
  • S. Newman Darby, American inventor of the sailboard, born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
1928 Highlights

About January 31, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius