On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1928

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Boston Garden officially opens
  • Notre Dame finally loses a football game at home after 23 years

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin McDonald, cricketer (stalwart Australian opening bat for 1950's)
  • Rance Howard, American actor (Splash, Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind), born in Duncan, Oklahoma (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Lala Lajpat Rai, Indian author, politician, & freedom fighter (b. 1865)