On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1928

Historical Events

  • British parliament reduces the age at women can vote to 21 - the same as men (Representation of the People Act 1928)
  • The Jenkins Television Corporation (owned by Charles Jenkins) goes on air with W3XK, the first television broadcasting station in the USA

Famous Birthdays

  • Estelita Rodriguez, Cuban actress (Rio Bravo, Cuban Fireball, Havana Rose), born in Guanajay, Cuba (d. 1966)
  • Pavel Kohout, Czech director and author (Poor Murderer)
1928 Highlights

About July 2, 1928

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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