On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1928

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Future Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder Ty Cobb records his 4,189th and final career hit, as a pinch hitter for Philadelphia A's in 6-1 loss v Washington Senators

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb

Famous Birthdays

  • Gaston Thorn, 20th Prime Minister of Luxembourg (1974–79) and 7th President of the European Commission (1981–85), born in Luxembourg (d. 2007)
1928 Highlights

About September 3, 1928

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 92 years and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo