On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1928

Historical Events

  • French submarine "Ondine" sinks returning to Toulon, drowning 42

Famous Birthdays

  • Christian d'Oriola, French fencer (4-time Olympic gold foils 1948, 52, 56), born in Perpignan, France (d. 2007)
  • Erik Bruhn, Danish dancer (National Ballet of Canada), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1986)
  • Shridath Ramphal, Guyanese Secretary-General (1975-90), born in New Amsterdam, British Guiana
1928 Highlights

About October 3, 1928

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra