On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1928

Historical Events

  • 1st all-talking motion picture shown in NY (Lights of NY)
  • Largest recorded hailstone at the time 1.5 lbs (7 inches in diameter) falls in Potter, Nebraska
  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: In an all-French final RenĂ© Lacoste beats defending champion Henri Cochet 6-1, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
1928 Highlights

About July 6, 1928

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer