On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1928

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

  • 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)

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? 93 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces