On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1928

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

George and Ira Gershwin's musical "Treasure Girl" premieres in NYC

Composer and Pianist George Gershwin
Composer and Pianist
George Gershwin

Famous Deaths

  • Mauritz Stiller [Moshe Stiller], Swedish actor and director (The Saga of Gösta Berling, Erotikon), dies from an infective pleurisy at 45
1928 Highlights

About November 8, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio