On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1928

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Dmitri Shostakovich's 1st Symphony, L Stokovski premieres in Philadelphia


Famous Birthdays

  • Geoffrey Pardoe, British engineer (Project Manager for the Blue Streak ballistic missile programme) (d. 1996)
  • Leon Hart, American College Football Hall of Fame end and fullback (Heisman Trophy 1949, Notre Dame), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2002)
  • Paul Johnson, English journalist, author and historian, born in Manchester, England