On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Christa Ludwig, German soprano (Vienna State Opera, 1955-94; Metropolitan Opera, 1959-93), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2021)
  • Ramon Barce, Spanish composer, born in Madrid (d. 2008)
  • Wakanohana Kanji I, Japanese sumo wrestler (45th Yokozuna; 10 x top division titles), born in Hirosaki, Japan (d. 2010)
1928 Highlights

About March 16, 1928

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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