On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Rex [Piccirilli], American rock upright bass player (Bill Haley & His Comets - "Rock Around The Clock"), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)
  • Bob Crane, American DJ and actor (Col Hogan-Hogan's Heroes, Donna Reed), born in Waterbury, Connecticut (d. 1978)
  • Donal Michalsky, composer
  • Leroy Vinnegar, American jazz and session bassist (Shelly Manne; Teddy Edwards; Les McCann), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1999)
  • Tommaso Buscetta, Sicilian mafioso and pentito (d. 2000)
1928 Highlights

About July 13, 1928

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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