On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1928

Historical Events

  • Yeshiva College (now University) chartered (NYC)

Famous Birthdays

  • Derek Simpson, British cellist (Aeolian String Quartet, 1956-81; Beatles - "Strawberry Fields Forever), and teacher, born in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England (d. 2007)
  • Václav Felix, Czech composer, and pedagogue, born in Prague (d. 2008)
  • Vincent Gigante, Italian-American mafioso, born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2005)
1928 Highlights

About March 29, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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