On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1928

Historical Events

  • 1st aerial crossing of Pacific takes off from Oakland
  • Charlie Hallows scores his 1,000th run of Cricket season

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacob Lateiner, pianist/professor (Juiliard), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Pankaj Roy, cricketer (Indian opener, 413 partnership w/Vinoo Mankad)

Famous Deaths

  • Ludwig Enneccerus, German leader, dies at 85
  • Manuel de Oliveira Lima, Brazilian historian, dies at 60
1928 Highlights

About May 31, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini