Friday 4 May 1928
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
A Daughter of Destiny, directed by Henrik Galeen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1928 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Lorenzo Rocci: Italy sport Champion.
- Hosni Mubarak: Egyptian President, leader and military commander.
- Maynard Ferguson: Canadian trumpet player and bandleader (Big Bop Nouveau) (d. 2006).
- Thomas Kinsella: Irish poet translator and publisher.
- Betsy Rawls: American golfer.
- Wolfgang von Trips: German race car driver (d. 1961)
- Betsy Rawls in Spartanburg: South Carolina, USA; LPGA golfer (Hall of Fame, US Women's Open-1951, 1953, 1957, 1960).
- Maynard Ferguson in Verdun: QuTbec, Canada; jazz trumpeter ("Birdland", "Roulette").
- Lawrence Rawl: American petrochemical engineer and CEO in charge of Exxon, an oil & gas production, shipping and refinement corporation. A think skinned leader at work, Rawl has a BS in Petrochemical Engineering.
- Barry E Odell Pain: English writer (Punch), dies at 63.
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