Wednesday 5 December 1928
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Luis Estevez and Gene Allen.
A Horse Tale, directed by Brad Keller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 5 December 1928
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Which were the important events of 5 December 1928 ?
- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
- Luis Estevez: Cuban-American fashion designer.
- Gene Allen: American musician who played baritone sax and bass clarinet with many noted jazz artists and top bands, including the Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman bands.
- Bruno Landi: Italy sport Champion.
- Johannes F "Johan" Bakker Sr: actor/husband of Truus Soete, dies at age 61.
- MW Miklas elected President of Austria.
- England defeats Australia in cricket by record 675 runs at Brisbane.
- Police disperse a Sicilian gangs' meeting in Cleveland.