On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Chargin, American boxing promoter (IBHOF; Bobby Chacon, Tony "The Tiger" Lopez, Loreto Garza), born in Santa Clara, California (d. 2018)
  • Otto F. Walter, Swiss writer and publisher (Walter Verlag), born in Rickenbach (d. 1994)
  • Robert Lansing, American actor (12 O'Clock High, Equalizer, A Man for All Seasons, Chariots of Fire), born in Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire (d. 2013)
  • Tony Richardson, England, director (Delicate Balance, Hotel NH)
1928 Highlights

About June 5, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini