What Happened on May 24, 1928

Historical Events

  • Italian aviator Umberto Nobile flies airship Italia over North Pole again (crashes onto ice pack a day later)

Sports History

Record 12 future Baseball Hall of Famers take the field as NY Yankees beat Philadelphia A's, 9-7 at Shibe Park; managers Miller Huggins & Connie Mack, umpire Tom Connolly also HOF'ers

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)
Born in 1928

About May 24, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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