What Happened on September 13, 1928

Historical Events

  • KOH-AM in Reno NV begins radio transmissions
  • San Felipe Segundo/Okeechobee hurricane makes landfall in Puerto Rico as a category 5 storm, killing over 300, leaving 500,000 homeless, and causing $50M in damages (about $790M in 2020 dollars)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernest L. Boyer, American educator and chancellor (NY's State Universities-SUNY), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 1995)
Born in 1928

Famous Deaths

  • Italo Svevo [Ettore Schmitz], Italian writer (La Coscienza di Zeno), dies at 66

About September 13, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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