On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1928

Historical Events

  • IX Summer Olympic Games open in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Ratiu, Romanian composer, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 2005)
  • Anne Braden, American civil rights activist, journalist, and educator, born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2006)
  • Joe Jackson, American talent manager and patriarch of the Jackson family, born in Fountain Hill, Arkansas (d. 2018)
1928 Highlights

About July 28, 1928

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 92 years and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo