On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1928

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • France's 5th government of PoincarĂ© forms
  • KXO-AM in El Centro CA begins radio transmissions
  • WGL-AM in Ft Wayne IN begins radio transmissions
  • WMT-AM in Cedar Rapids IA begins radio transmissions
  • WOL-AM in Washington, D.C. begins radio transmissions

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Cunningham, composer
  • Carlos Fuentes, author (The Death of Artemio Cruz), born in Panama City, Panama (d. 2012)
  • Edward Zorinsky, (Sen-D-NB, 1976-88)
  • Ernestine Anderson, jazz vocalist, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Gracita Morales, Spanish actress (Operation Mata Hari), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1995)
  • Trevor Meale, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests NZ v England 1958)