On This Day

What Happened on March 28, 1930

Istanbul – The Queen of Cities

Historical Events

  • 1st performance of Walter Piston's Suite for orchestra (Boston)
  • Turkish cities Constantinople and Angora change their names to Istanbul and Ankara

Famous Birthdays

  • Amelia Rosselli, Italian poet, born in Rome (d. 1996)
  • Elizabeth Bainbridge, English opera singer, born in Rawtenstall, Lancashire
  • George Bruce, British portrait painter, born in London
  • Robert Ashley, American composer, born in Ann Arbor, Michigan (d. 2014)
1930 Highlights

About March 28, 1930

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries