Saturday 1 December 1928US date format: 12/1/1928, UK date format: 1/12/1928
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 1, 1928). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Vincent Roux and Emily McLaughlin.
West of Zanzibar, directed by Tod Browning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 December 1928 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Vincent Roux: Marseille Painters.
- Emily McLaughlin: American actress, known to millions of soap fans as Nurse Jessie Brewer on ABC's "General Hospital.
- Malachi Throne: American actor (d. 2013).
- Jose Eustasio Rivera: Colombian writer (Born 1888).
- CFL Grey Cup: Ham Tigers beats Regina, 30-0 at Hamilton
- Railroad museum opens in Utrecht, Netherlands.