On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1928

Historical Events

  • 1st ever TV drama WGY's "Queens Messenger" broadcast in the New York area starring Izetta Jewell

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ty Cobb last hitting appearance, pops out against Yankees

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb

Famous Birthdays

  • Earl Holliman, American actor (The Rainmaker, Police Woman, Tribes, Cry Panic), born in Delhi, Louisiana
  • Reubin Askew, American politician (37th Governor of Florida), born in Muskogee, Oklahoma (d. 2014)
1928 Highlights

About September 11, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo