On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1928

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
1928 Highlights

About November 2, 1928

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 92 years and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio