On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1928

Historical Events

  • The government of Hungary issues a decree ordering Gypsies to end their nomadic ways, settle permanently in one place, subject themselves to the same laws and taxes as other Hungarians

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles David Ganao, Djambala, French Equatorial Africa, Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo (1996-1997), (d. 2012)
  • Jan Meyers, (Rep-R-Kansas, 1985- )
  • Pavel Kohout, Czech and Austrian writer (Poor Murderer) and dissident, born in Prague
  • Peter Ind, British jazz double bassist, born in Middlesex, England

Famous Deaths

  • Kostas Karyotakis, Greek poet, dies at 31
1928 Highlights

About July 20, 1928

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

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