On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold Hanham, vice chancellor (Lancaster University)
  • John Cuneo, Australian sailor (Olympic gold dragon class 1972), born in Bulimba, Queensland, Australia (d. 2020)
  • Sergiu Comissiona, Buch Romania, conductor (Haifa Symphony 1959-64)

Famous Weddings

Thomas E. Dewey

New York Governor Thomas E. Dewey (26) weds stage actress Frances Eileen Hutt

Famous Deaths

  • Mark Keppel, Superintendent of Los Angeles County Schools from 1902-1928, dies at 61
1928 Highlights

About June 16, 1928

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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