On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1928

Historical Events

  • Bomb attack on Italian embassy in Buenos Aires, 22 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeannie Carson [Shufflebottom], British-born comedian, actress, singer and dancer (As Long as They're Happy; An Alligator Named Daisy), born in Yorkshire, England
  • Nigel Davenport, British actor (Without a Clue, Masada), born in Cambridge, England (d. 2013)
  • Nina Otkalenko, USSR, 800m runner (9 world records)
  • Pauline Julien, Canadian singer-songwriter, social and political activist, born in Trois-Rivières, Quebec (d. 1998)
  • Rosemary Clooney, American singer ("Come On-a My House"), and actress (White Christmas), born in Maysville, Kentucky (d. 2002)
1928 Highlights

About May 23, 1928

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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