What Happened on March 1, 1928

Historical Events

Music Recording

Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra record "Ol' Man River" for Victor Records featuring Bing Crosby

Famous Birthdays

  • Ivan Bohdan, Ukrainian Greco-Roman wrestler (Olympic gold Soviet Union heavyweight 1960; World C'ship gold 1958, 61), born in Dmytro-Bilivka, Ukraine (d. 2020)
  • Jacques Rivette, French New Wave film director, born in Rouen, Haute-Normandie (d. 2016)
  • Seymour Papert, South African mathematician, born in Pretoria (d. 2016)
  • Václav Snítil, Czech violinist (Czech Nonet), and teacher (Prague Academy of Performing Arts, 1964-2015), born in Hradec Králové, Czechoslovakia (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Herbert Brewer, English composer, dies at 62
  • Jacob Adolf Hägg, Swedish composer, dies at 77
1928 Highlights

About March 1, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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