On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1930

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Gazzara, American actor (Run for Your Life, QB VII), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Patriarch Irinej [Miroslav Gavrilović], Head of the Serbian Orthodox Church, born in Vidova, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (d. 2020) [1]
  • Windsor Davies, British actor (It Ain't Half Hot Mum), born in London, England (d. 2019)

Famous Deaths

  • Alvar Gullstrand, Swedish optician (Nobel 1911), dies
1930 Highlights

About August 28, 1930

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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