On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • (Richard) "Pancho" González, American tennis player (US Open, 1948-49; Wimbledon & French Open Doubles, 1949), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1995)
  • Barbara Ann Scott, Canadian figure skater (Olympic gold 1948, World champion 1947-48), born in Ottawa, Ontario (d. 2012)
  • Páll Pampichier Pálsson, Austrian-Icelandic composer, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1966)
  • Ralph Goings, American painter

Famous Deaths

  • Constantin Dimitrescu, Romanian composer (Dans ţănănesc), dies at 81
1928 Highlights

About May 9, 1928

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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