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 Symph 1959-64)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Governor of New York Thomas E. Dewey
Governor of New York
Thomas E. Dewey

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? 92 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini