What Happened on January 6, 1928

Historical Events

Catholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Mortalium animos (against oecumene)

Famous Birthdays

  • Capucine [Germaine Lefebvre], French actress and fashion model (Pink Panther, What's New Pussycat?), born in Saint-RaphaĆ«l, Var, France (d. 1990)
  • George H. Ross, American businessman, born in Brooklyn, New York
Born in 1928

Famous Deaths

  • Alvin Kraenzlein, American track and field athlete (4 Olympic gold 1900), dies at 51
1928 Highlights

About January 6, 1928

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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