On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1928

Historical Events

  • 60th Belmont: Clarence Kummer aboard Vito wins in 2:33.2
  • Charles Kingsford-Smith & Charles Ulm are 1st to fly across the Pacific when they end their flight from California to Brisbane

Famous Birthdays

  • Geraint Gruffydd, Welsh scholar (University of Wales), born in Tal-y-bont, Wales (d. 2015)

Jackie Mason

Jackie Mason [Yacov Maza], American Emmy and Tony Award-winning stand-up comedian, stage, film and television actor (The World According To Me!), born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin (d. 2021) [1]


1928 Highlights

About June 9, 1928

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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