On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1928

Historical Events

Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Olympia Fields CC: Johnny Farrell defeats amateur Bobby Jones by 1 stroke in a 36-hole playoff to win his only major title

Golfer Bobby Jones
Bobby Jones
  • With declining business, the Great Gorge and International Railway begins using one-person crews on trolley operations in Canada
1928 Highlights

About June 24, 1928

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer