On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1928

Historical Events

  • China expels all Russian instructors & civil servants
  • ESL Robinson's "Far-Off Hills" premieres in Dublin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Herbert Hoover speaks of "American system of rugged individualism"

31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover
  • Phi Sigma Alpha fraternity is founded at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus.

Famous Birthdays

  • Clare Fischer, American musician, composer and arranger, born in Durand, Michigan (d. 2012)
  • Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Brazilian movie director (Como Era Gostoso o Meu Francês, Vidas Secas), born in São Paulo, Brazil (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • Andrew Fisher, 5th Prime Minister of Australia (1908-09, 1910-13, 1914-15), dies at 66
1928 Highlights

About October 22, 1928

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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