On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1928

Historical Events

  • Kraft, building on the original 1918 design, rolls out Velveeta cheese

Famous Birthdays

  • John Anthony Bowden Cuddon, writer/teacher

Famous Deaths


Person of interestTimothy Thomas Fortune

Timothy Thomas Fortune, American orator, civil rights leader, writer and publisher (New York Age), dies at 71

Orator, Writer and Civil Rights Leader Timothy Thomas Fortune
Orator, Writer and Civil Rights Leader
Timothy Thomas Fortune

1928 Highlights

About June 2, 1928

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini