On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1928

Historical Events

  • 1st celebration of Authors' Day

Sports History

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

Historic Event

Graf Zeppelin sets airship distance record of 6384 km

Famous Birthdays

  • James Bradford, American heavyweight weightlifter (Olympic silver 1952, 56), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2013)
1928 Highlights

About November 1, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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