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

Sports History

Ty Cobb last hitting appearance, pops out against Yankees

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? 93 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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