What Happened on September 18, 1928

Historical Events

  • Juan de la Cierva flies 1st helicopter above Channel
  • San Felipe Segundo/Okeechobee hurricane makes fifth and final landfall near Edisto Island, South Carolina, as category 1 storm; total impact of event - over 4,100 killed and $100M ($1.6B in 2020) in damage
  • St. Louis beat Phillies, 4-2 at the Baker Bowl, Philadelphia; 20th Cards' win of 22 starts between the 2 clubs in 1928
1928 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Walacinski, Polish composer, born in Krak√≥w, Malopolskie, Poland (d. 2015)
  • Phyllis Kirk [Kirkegaard], American actress (Thin Man, Red Button's Show), born in Syracuse, New York (d. 2006)
Born in 1928

About September 18, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 95 years and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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