On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1928

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • French Championship Women's Tennis: Helen Wills beats England's Eileen Bennett 6-1, 6-2 for her first of 4 French singles titles
  • French Championships Men's Tennis: Henri Cochet wins his 2nd of 4 home titles; beats countryman RenĂ© Lacoste 5-7, 6-3, 6-1, 6-3
  • President of the Republic of China Zhang Zuolin is assassinated by Japanese agents

Famous Birthdays

  • Lloyd Lambert, American bassist (Guitar Slim), born in Thilbodaux, Louisiana (d. 1995)
  • Paul Greening, Royal Navy officer and master of Queen's household, born in Steyning, Sussex, England (d. 2008)
  • Ruth Westheimer, German-American sex therapist and media personality (Dr Ruth), born in Wiesenfeld, Germany