Monday 2 April 1928
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joseph "Cardinal" and Rita Gam.
Street Angel, directed by Frank Borzage, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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- JP and Trang in Valleyfair
- Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
- Blessed Arnold of Leuven
- International Children's Book Day
- Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
- Malvinas Day in Argentina.
- Sizdah be dar in Iran
- Joseph "Cardinal": Bernardin [of Chicago].
- Rita Gam: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- Actress (Distortions, Hannibal, Sierra Baron).
- Rita Gam in Pittsburgh: Pennsylvania, USA; actress (Distortions, Hannibal, Sierra Baron, Mohawk).
- Prof David Robinson: Irish horticulturist (d. 2004).
- Wolfgang Arming: Austrian business executive and entrepreneur who is the head of Polydor and Polygram records.
- Joseph Bernardin: American Roman Catholic Cardinal whose style was pastoral, not imperial. Conventional and soft spoken, he spent most of his life as a priest and a bishop behind a desk, yet became known as one of the moral giants of his day, the leader of Chicago's 2.3 million Catholics. A master mediator, he helped steer the U.S. church toward an anti-nuclear stance, and in 1987 struck a delicate balance as chief drafter of a document in which U.S. bishops agreed to educational programs on how to use condoms to
- Serge Gainsbourg: French singer, an international sex symbol who gained fame in England with his hit record "Je T'Aime," performed with Jane Birkin. He made a successful career as a record producer and was also an actor and painter. Beloved in France and abroad, he had an amorous reputation with women.
- Sergio Milan: Italian boxer, a lightweight pro between 1950-1963.
- Paul Jalabert: Italy sport Champion
- Roy Masters: English-American radio host
- David Robinson: Irish horticulturist and academic (d. 2004)
- Theodore Richards: The first American scientist to receive the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, earning the award "in recognition of his exact determinations of the atomic weights of a large number of the chemical elements.
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