Wednesday 17 October 1928
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ivan Marinov and Zacharias J de Beer.
Kriemhild's Revenge, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
- Ivan Marinov: Composer.
- Zacharias J de Beer: South African Physician / MP (DP).
- James "Junior" Gilliam American baseball player (Brooklyn Dodgers: National League rookie of year 1953).
- Julie Adams in Iowa: USA; actress (Away All Boats, Black Rose).
- Bob Schnelker: American football player, tight end, football coach, philadelphia eagles, ny giants, mn vikings, more.
- Bobby Walston: American college & pro football player, end-placekicker, s teams, married once, three children. After his active career, he worked in HR for the Chicago Bears. He died on 7 October 1987 at age 59 from a heart failure.
- Eli Elandon: Belgium sport Champion
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