On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Ardico Magnini, Italian soccer defender (20 caps; Fiorentina 225 games), born in Pistoia, Italy (d. 2020)
  • Vern Mikkelsen, Parlier, CA, basketball player (Lakers, HOF), (d. 2013)

Person of interestWhitey Ford

Whitey Ford, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (10 x MLB All Star; World Series 1950, 53, 56, 58, 61 [MVP], 62; AL Cy Young Award 1961; NY Yankees), born in NYC, NY (d. 2020)

MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford
  • Yú Guāngzhōng [Yu Kwang-chung], Taiwanese poet, essayist, and translator (Nostalgia), born in Nanjing, Republic of China (d. 2017)
1928 Highlights

About October 21, 1928

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra