The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2040. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1928
- January 1, 1928 – Boris Bazhanov defects through Iran. He is the only assistant of Joseph Stalin’s secretariat to have defected from the Eastern Bloc.
- January 23, 1928 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Dragon in Chinese astrology.
- February 25, 1928 – Charles Jenkins Laboratories of Washington, D.C. becomes the first holder of a broadcast license for television from the Federal Radio Commission.
- April 12, 1928 – The Bremen, a German Junkers W 33 type aircraft, takes off for the first successful transatlantic aeroplane flight from east to west.
- April 19, 1928 – The 125th and final fascicle of the Oxford English Dictionary is published.
- June 18, 1928 – Aviator Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly in an aircraft across the Atlantic Ocean (she is a passenger; Wilmer Stultz is the pilot and Lou Gordon the mechanic).
- August 27, 1928 – The Kellogg–Briand Pact outlawing war is signed by fifteen nations. Ultimately sixty-one nations will sign it.
- September 17, 1928 – The Okeechobee hurricane strikes southeastern Florida, killing more than 2,500 people. It is the third deadliest natural disaster in United States history, behind the Galveston hurricane of 1900 and the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.
- November 1, 1928 – The Law on the Adoption and Implementation of the Turkish Alphabet, replacing the version of the Arabic alphabet previously used with the Latin alphabet, comes into force in Turkey.
- November 15, 1928 – The RNLI lifeboat Mary Stanford capsized in Rye Harbour with the loss of the entire 17 man crew.
Who Were Born On 1928?
- February 25, 1928 – Paul Elvstrøm, Danish sailor and engineer
- March 14, 1928 – Félix Rodríguez de la Fuente, Spanish environmentalist (d. 1980)
- April 25, 1928 – Cy Twombly, American-Italian painter and sculptor (d. 2011)
- June 27, 1928 – James Lincoln Collier, American journalist and author
- July 11, 1928 – Greville Janner, Baron Janner of Braunstone, Welsh lawyer and politician
- August 26, 1928 – Naïm Kattan, Iraqi-Canadian author and critic
- August 28, 1928 – F. William Free, American businessman (d. 2003)
- September 30, 1928 – Elie Wiesel, Romanian-American author, academic, and activist, Nobel Prize laureate
- October 25, 1928 – Anthony Franciosa, American actor (d. 2006)
- October 28, 1928 – Iry LeJeune, American accordion player (d. 1955)