On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 34,000-ton Cunard-White Star liner Mauretania launched at Birkenhead

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bradman scores 202 Aust v Somerset, 225 mins, 32 fours

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAlberto Fujimori

Alberto Fujimori, President of Peru (1990-2000), born in Lima, Peru

President of Peru Alberto Fujimori
President of Peru
Alberto Fujimori
  • George Cummings, rocker (Dr Hook & Medicine Show)
  • Luis Aragon├ęs, Spanish football manager, born in Hortaleza, Madrid (d. 2014)
  • Robert Hughes, Australian art critic and writer (Barcelona), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 2012)