On This Day

What Happened on March 30, 1928

Historical Events

  • 87th Grand National: Mr. William Dutton aboard 100/1 long-shot Tipperary Tim wins as all of the 41 other starters fall during the race

Famous Birthdays

  • Diether de la Motte, German composer and music theorist, born in Bonn, Germany (d. 2010)
  • John Heddle Nash, English operatic singer, born in London (d. 1994)
  • Richard Trant, British general
  • Tom Sharpe, English historian/author (Riotous Assembly, Want), (d. 2013)
1928 Highlights

About March 30, 1928

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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