Thursday 1 March 1928US date format: 3/1/1928, UK date format: 1/3/1928
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 1, 1928). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jacques Rivette and Philippe Tesson.
The Patsy, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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Which were the important events of 1 March 1928 ?
- Saint Eudoxia
- Self Injury Awareness Day
- Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
- Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
- Saint David's Day (National Holiday of Wales).
- Iceland - This day is called the Beer Day, but this day in 1989 beer was allowed again.
- Martisor - a seasonal holiday in Romania.
- Baba Marta - a Bulgarian custom when the Martenitsa is worn for good health and luck symbolizing the beginning of the spring season in Bulgaria.
- Eight Hours Day - Tasmania, Australia.
- Saint Albin
- Labour day - Western Australia.
- Saint Swidbert
- Bah�'f Faith - Last Day (4 or 5) of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- World Day of Prayer.
- Roman Empire - The sacred fire of Rome was renewed (See Vesta).
- Roman Empire - New Year.
- World Civil Defense Day - This Day commemorates the entry into force in 1972 of the ICDO Constitution as an inter-governmental organisation. 
- Roman Empire - Matronalia in honor of Juno.
- Independence Day in Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Saint Monan, largely legendary Scottish saint.
- Jacques Rivette: French director, the controversial filmmaker of French new wave whose few, unorthodox films have baffled or bored some critics and fascinated others.
- Philippe Tesson: French editor and manager of the newspaper "Quotidien de Paris," among other publications.
- Seymour Papert: South African mathematician.
- Charles Miller: American executive and CEO of Avery, an office supplies product manufacturing company.
- Giovanni Zuddas: Italian boxer, a bantam weight who took the silver in the 1948 Olympics.
- Gian Zuddas: Italy sport Champion.