On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1928

Historical Events

Historic Event

Pulitzer prize awarded to Thornton Wilder for "Bridge of San Luis Rey"

  • The United Kingdom lowers age of women voters from 30 to 21

Famous Birthdays

  • John Ingle, American actor (Edward Quartermaine-General Hospital), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 2012)
  • Marvin Mitchelson, American celebrity attorney, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2004)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Spendiaryan, Russian-Soviet composer, dies at 56
1928 Highlights

About May 7, 1928

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 94 years and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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