On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1928

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Logie Baird demonstrates the first colour television transmission in London

Inventor of Television John Logie Baird
Inventor of Television
John Logie Baird

Famous Birthdays

  • Evelyn Anthony, English historical writer (Poellenberg Inheritance), born in London (d. 2018)
  • G√ľnter Bruno Fuchs, German writer, poet and artist, born in Berlin (d. 1977)
  • John Wills, Lord-Lieutenant of Avon 1974-96, born in Bristol (d. 1998)
1928 Highlights

About July 3, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer