On This Day

What Happened on March 31, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • (William) "Lefty" Frizzell, American country music singer and songwriter ("If You've Got the Money (I've Got the Time)"; "Saginaw, Michigan"), born in Corsicana, Texas (d. 1975)

Person of interestGordie Howe

Gordie Howe, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (23-time NHL All Star; NHL: Detroit Red Wings; WHA: Houston Aeros), born in Floral, Saskatchewan (d. 2016)

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe

Famous Deaths

  • Gustave Ador, Swiss politician and 36th President of the Swiss Confederation (1919), dies at 82
  • Medardo Rosso, Italian sculptor (portraits), dies at 69
1928 Highlights

About March 31, 1928

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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