What Happened on November 1, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st celebration of Authors' Day

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Australian cricket batting prodigy Dob Bradman scores 133 not out in NSW 2nd innings v Queensland in Brisbane; follows his 131 in the Blues' 1st innings

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Graf Zeppelin sets airship distance record of 6384 km

Inventor and Zeppelin Commander Hugo Eckener
Inventor and Zeppelin Commander
Hugo Eckener

Famous Birthdays

  • James Bradford, American heavyweight weightlifter (Olympic silver 1952, 56), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2013)
  • Leon Hart, NFLer (Heisman Trophy)