Thursday 28 June 1928
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Andrew Gordon Speedie-Pask and Ronald Alfred Gardyne "Rags" Butler.
The Racket, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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- Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
- Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
- National Handshake Day
- Andrew Gordon Speedie-Pask: Cybernetician stage producer / lyricist.
- Ronald Alfred Gardyne "Rags" Butler: Sailor.
- Claus Biederstaedt: German actor and voice actor.
- Eric Dolphy: American jazz musician, he played saxophone, clarinet and flute.
- Hans Blix: Swedish politician and diplomat 33rd Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs.
- Harold Evans: English journalist and writer; editor of The Sunday Times
- Cyril Smith: Actor (Adventures of Sir Lancelot), dies at 70
- Friedrich Schmiedl attempted rocket mail in Austria (unsuccessful)
- Alfred E Smith (Governor of New York) is nominated for President of the USA at Democratic Convention.
- The International Railway (New York – Ontario) switches to one-man crews for its trolleys in Canada.
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