On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1928

Day of the Week: Saturday

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, director (U of Wales Centre for Welsh Studies)