What Happened on June 16, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Dagmar Rom, Austrian alpine ski racer (World C'ship gold slalom & giant slalom 1950; Olympic silver giant slalom 1952), born in Innsbruck, Austria (d. 2022)
  • John Cuneo, Australian sailor (Olympic gold dragon class 1972), born in Bulimba, Queensland, Australia (d. 2020)
  • Sergiu Comissiona, Romanian-Israeli-American conductor (Haifa Symphony, 1959-64; Gothenburg Symphony, 1966-77; Philharmonic; Baltimore Symphony, 1969-84), born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 2005)
Born in 1928

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? 94 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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