October 7, 1928 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Paavo Nurmi runs world record 10 miles (50:15.0)

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi
  • Race Tafari Makonnen crowned king of Abyssinia

Birthdays in History

  • Sohrab Sepehri, Persian poet and painter (d. 1980)