On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1928

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Playwright and Writer Thornton Wilder
Playwright and Writer
Thornton Wilder
  • 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? 92 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus