On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Gaston Miron, Quebec poet & editor, born in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Canada (d. 1996)
  • May Wynn [Donna Lee Hickey], American actress (Caine Mutiny, Noah's Ark), born in NYC, New York
  • Sander Vanocur, American journalist (NBC Weekend News), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Dumitru Kiriac-Georgescu, composer, dies at 61
1928 Highlights

About January 8, 1928

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn