What Happened on March 1, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Recording

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

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacques Rivette, French New Wave film director, born in Rouen, Haute-Normandie (d. 2016)
  • Seymour Papert, South African mathematician, born in Pretoria (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

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