Events in History in September 1928

  • Sep 1 Albania becomes a kingdom, with Zogu I as king

AgreementTreaty of Interest

Sep 6 USSR signs Briand-Kellogg-pact

US Secretary of State Frank Kellogg
US Secretary of State
Frank Kellogg
  • Sep 7 Sophie Treadwell's "Machinal" premieres in NYC
  • Sep 12 -17] Hurricane in Florida, kills 6,000
  • Sep 13 KOH-AM in Reno NV begins radio transmissions
  • Sep 15 400 kg Fournier-albums (forged postage stamps) burn in Geneva

InventionScientific Discovery

Sep 15 Scottish bacteriologist Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin while studying influenza

  • Sep 16 Hurricane hits West Palm Beach-Lake Okeechobee Florida; 3,000 die
  • Sep 17 Hurricane hits Lake Okeechobee Florida drowning 1,800-2500
  • Sep 18 Juan de la Cierva flies 1st helicopter above Channel
  • Sep 21 "My Weekly Reader" magazine made its debut
  • Sep 27 The Nationalist Republic of China is recognised by the United States.
  • Sep 28 1st recording session in Nashville (Warmack's Gully Jumpers)
  • Sep 28 Juan de la Cierva makes 1st helicopter flight over English Channel
  • Sep 28 NY Yanks clinch pennant #6

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Sep 28 Prussia forbids speech from Adolf Hitler

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

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Sep 28 US acknowledge Chinese government of Chiang Kai-shek

Chinese Military and Political Leader Chiang Kai-shek
Chinese Military and Political Leader
Chiang Kai-shek
  • Sep 28 Valentin Katayev's "Kvadratura Kruga" premieres in Moscow
  • Sep 28 UK passes the Dangerous Drugs Act outlawing cannabis.
  • Sep 29 Cardinals win NL pennant with a 3-1 win at Boston
  • Sep 29 Yanks (17) Tigers (28) set 9 inning hit record (45)-Tigers win 19-10
  • Sep 30 Le Sifflet publishes 1st precursor of Kuifje (Tintin)
  • Sep 30 Leon Vanderstuyft of Belgium cycles record 76 mi 604 yds in 1 hr