On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1928

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Alam Thomas "Tom" Paley, American folk musician (New Lost City Ramblers), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • 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? 92 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces