On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1928

Historical Events

  • Juan de la Cierva flies 1st helicopter above Channel
  • St. Louis beat Phillies, 4-2 at the Baker Bowl, Philadelphia; 20th Cards' win of 22 starts between the 2 clubs in 1928

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)
1928 Highlights

About September 18, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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