On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1928

Historical Events

  • "Amos & Andy" debuts on radio (NBC Blue Network-WMAQ Chicago)

Famous Birthdays

  • (Allan Thomas) "Tom" Paley, American folk musician (New Lost City Ramblers), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Clarence Paul [Pauling], American songwriter, and record producer (Motown; Stevie Wonder - "Fingertips"), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina (d. 1995)
  • Clive Van Ryneveld, cricketer (South African all-rounder 1951-58)
  • Hans K√ľng, Swiss theologian
  • Patrick McGoohan, American-born Irish actor, writer, and director (The Prisoner, Secret Agent/ Danger Man), born in Queens, New York (d. 2009)
1928 Highlights

About March 19, 1928

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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