HomeFactopediaBrainoffsRankingsCommunityLog In
You know 0 facts

1928


Play a Quick Quiz on 1928  (it's free)    



1928
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Blackburn Rovers
Blackburn Rovers 3 Huddersfield Town 1
1928
   Summer Olympic Games were held in   
Amsterdam
1928
   winner of the Tour de France was   
Nicolas Frantz
Luxembourg
1928
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
René Lacoste
1928
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Helen Wills
1928
   Winter Olympics host was   
St Moritz
1928
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Henri Cochet
d. Francis Hunter 4-6 6-4 3-6 7-5 6-3
1928
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Helen Wills
1928
   winner of the Australian Open Men's Singles was   
Jean Borotra
A Basque French Tennis Player - at his peak in the late 1920's early 1930's
1928
   winner of the Australian Open Women's Singles was   
Daphne Akhurst
1928
   winner of the French Open Men's Singles was   
Henri Cochet
1928
   is birth year of   
Stockhausen
August 1928
1928
   World Series Champions were the   
New York Yankees
Swept the St. Louis Cardinals in 4 games
1928
   Time 'Person of the Year' was   
Walter Chrysler
Founder of the Chrysler car company. In 1928, work commenced on the Chrysler building, which he financed. At the time it was tallest building in the world.
Vestris
   sank in   
1928
Nov. 12 British steamer sank in gale off Va.; 110 died.
Fats Domino
   was born on   
February 26, 1928
Pioneer rock and roll singer
Stanley Kubrick
   was born on   
July 26, 1928
Motion picture director
1928
   the winner was   
Sigrid Undset
Norway, 1882-1949; "principially for her powerful descriptions of Northern life during the Middle Ages"
1928
   the winner was   
Wings
1928
   the winner was   
Reigh Count
Chick Lang
1928
   the winner was   
Walter Hagen
At Royal St. George's
1928
   the winners were   
Harlequins I
1928
   Senior Isle of Man TT winner was   
Dodson
Sunbeam- 500cc
1928
   Junior Isle of Man TT winner was   
Bennett
Velocette- 350 cc
1928
   the winner was   
Helen Wills
Defeated Eileen Bennett 6-1, 6-2
1925 - 1928
   the Prime Minister was   
Gordon Coates
Reform Party grew up proficient in the Maori language
1928
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
Statesman
Jockey - James L. Munro, Trainer - William Kelso, Owner - William Kelso, Time - 3.23.25
1928
   was the year   
Oxford English Dictionary Was Completed
After 70 years of work
1928
      
Kellogg-Briand Pact
Calls "for the renunciation of war as an instrument of national policy".
Josef Thorak
   created the sculpture   
Heim, 1928
1928
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Victorian
Sonny Workman on board -- Trainer James G. Rowe, Jr. -- Harry P. Whitney -- 2:00.20
1928
   winner was   
Vito
Clarence Kummer up, Trainer: Max Hirsch, Owner: Alfred H. Cosden -- 2:33.20
1928
   was won by   
John Longstaff
For the painting 'Portrait of Dr. Alexander Leeper'
Randall Thomas Davidson
   was Archbishop of Canterbury from   
1902 - 1928
Translated from Winchester; retired; died 1930
William Cosmo Gordon Lang
   was Archbishop of Canterbury from   
1928 - 1942
Translated from York; retired; died 1945
Jacques Lipchitz
   created the sculpture   
Reclining Nude With Guitar, 1928
A prime example of cubism
1928
   was won by   
Don Sancho
Vivian Hugh Smith
Hamilton Tigers
   won the Grey Cup in   
1928
Hamilton Tigers defeated Regina Roughriders 30-0 at AAA Grounds in Hamilton, Ontario December 1, 1928
1928
   the winner was the   
New York Rangers
1928
   was the year   
Alexander Fleming Discovered Penicillin
Scottish biologist
1928
   was the year   
Alexander Fleming Discovered Penicillin
Scottish biologist
Alger "Texas" Alexander
   performed the blues song   
The House of the Rising Sun (1928)
Mississippi John Hurt
   performed the blues song   
Nobody's Dirty Business (1928)
Our Dancing Daughters (1928)
   starred   
Joan Crawford, Johnny Mack Brown and Nils Asther
Director: Harry Beaumont. Also starred Anita Page, Kathlyn Williams & Edward J. Nugent. Plot: Diana (Crawford) is outwardly the hit of the party but inwardly virtuous and idealistic. Her friend Ann (Page) is thoroughly selfish and amoral...
Carl Owen Hubbell (1928-43)
   had the nickname   
“King Carl” or “The Meal Ticket”
Mildred Austin
   performed the blues song   
Anybody Here Want to Try My Cabbage? (1928)
Ty Cobb
   is famous for   
Detroit Tigers, 1905-1928; Batting Avg .367
Possibly the game's greatest player if not the greatest competitor
Emil Jannings
   for his role in   
The Way Of All Flesh (1928)
Auntie Mary Bradford
   performed the blues song   
Awful Lawdy Lawdy Blues (1928)






   About - Terms - Privacy Log In