On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Imtiaz Ahmed, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistan wicket-keeper in 41 Tests 1952-62), born in Lahore, Pakistan (d. 2016)
  • Qian Qichen, Chinese diplomat and vice premier, born in Tianjin (d. 2017)

Person of interestWalter Mondale

Walter Mondale, American politician (Sen-D-Minn) and 42nd Vice President (1977-81), born in Ceylon, Minnesota

42nd Vice President of the United States Walter Mondale
42nd Vice President of the United States
Walter Mondale
  • Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, 4th President and 9th Prime Minister of Pakistan, born in Ratodero Taluka, Pakistan (d. 1979)
1928 Highlights

About January 5, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn