On This Day

May 1, 1928 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • 6 children die and 10 injured by hailstones in Klausenburg, Romania
  • Drunken fascist Erich Wichman attacks VARA-radio transmitter
  • Lei Day begun (a Hawaiian celebration)
  • Pitcairn Airlines (later Eastern) begins service

Birthdays in History

  • Desmond Titterington, Northern Irish racer (d. 2002)
  • Raoul Servais, Belgian cartoonist/pres (l'ASIFA)

Deaths in History

  • Ebenezer Howard, English founder of the garden city movement and author (To-Morrow: A Peaceful Path to Real Reform), dies at 78