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, American composer, born in Piermont, New York (d. 1997)
  • Carlos Fuentes, Mexican author (The Death of Artemio Cruz), born in Panama City, Panama (d. 2012)
  • Edward Zorinsky, American (Sen-D-NB, 1976-88), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1987)
  • Ernestine Anderson, American jazz vocalist and blues singer, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Gracita Morales, Spanish actress (Operation Mata Hari), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1995)
  • Trevor Meale, New Zealand cricketer (batted in 2 Tests NZ v England 1958), born in Papatoetoe, Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2010)