On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 1928

Historical Events

  • "Prelature of the Holy Cross and the Work of God", known as Opus Dei, founded by Saint JosemarĂ­a Escrivá

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Tippet, British Royal Navy officer and Chief of Fleet Support (d. 2006)
  • Clay Felker, American journalist (NY Herald Tribune, Esquire), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2008)
  • George McFarland, American actor (Spanky-Our Gang/Little Rascals), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1993)
  • Robin Duthie, British accountant and CEO (Britoil), born in Greenock, Scotland
  • Wolfhart Pannenberg, German theologist (Gingham Girl), born in Stettin, Germany (d. 2014)
1928 Highlights

About October 2, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra