On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1928

Historical Events

  • Turkey switches from Arabic to Roman alphabet

Famous Birthdays

  • George Yardley III, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward (6 × NBA All-Star 1955–60; first player to score 2,000 points in a season; Fort Wayne Pistons), born in Hollywood, California (d. 2004)
  • Osamu Tezuka, Japanese manga artist (Kimba the White Lion), born in Toyonaka City, Japan (d. 1989)
1928 Highlights

About November 3, 1928

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio