Friday 6 April 1928
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include James D Watson and Joi Lansing in Salt Lake City.
Der Kaufmann von Venedig, directed by Peter Paul Felner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
while The Bridge of San Luis by Rey Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Isolde
- Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
- The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
- In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
- Saint Balderik
- Saint Marcellinus of Carthage (d.413)
- St. Sixtus
- Saint Wineboud
- Blessed Notker
- The start of the tax year in the United Kingdom (arising from the 11 day correction to March 25 at the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in 1752).
- James D Watson
- Joi Lansing in Salt Lake City: Utah, USA; actress (Bob Cummings Show).
- James Dewey: Watson; chemist (co-discovered structure of DNA).
- James Watson: American biochemist, educator and molecular biologist who, as the co founder and leading U.S.
- Joi Lansing: American model actress and nightclub singer (d. 1972).
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