On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1928

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Wien Alaska Airways, Inc. incorporated; the first airline in Alaska and one of the 1st in the US with Noel Wien as president

Aviation Pioneer Noel Wien
Aviation Pioneer
Noel Wien

Famous Birthdays

  • Li Peng, Chinese leader, Premier of China (1987-98), born in Shanghai French Concession (d. 2019)
1928 Highlights

About October 20, 1928

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 92 years and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra