On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1928

Historical Events

  • Record 12 future Hall of Famers take the field, as Yanks beat A's 9-7
  • Umberto Nobile flies airship over North Pole again

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Griffiths, British politician (C), controversially won his seat (1964), born in West Bromwich, Staffordshire (d. 2013)
  • William Trevor, Irish writer (Children of Dynmouth, Fools of Fortune), born in Mitchelstown, Ireland (d. 2016)
1928 Highlights

About May 24, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini