Monday 12 March 1928
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Edward Albee and Edward Albee in Washington DC.
A Girl in Every Port, directed by Howard Hawks, 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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- Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
- Flag Day in Venezuela.
- "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
- Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
- Mauritius - National Day.
- St. Justina
- St. Jozefina
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast day of: St. Theophanes the Confessor
- Arbor Day in China.
- St. Maximilian
- Edward Albee: American director and playwright.
- Edward Albee in Washington DC: USA playwright (Virginia Woolfe, Zoo Story).
- Phil Jones: principal (Trinity College of Music).
- Roland Moyle: British deputy chairman (Police Complaints Authority).
- Therese Lavoie-Roux: Canadian politician and senator.
- Emerson Kampen: American chemical engineer and CEO in charge of Great Lakes Chemical company.
- Aldemaro Romero: Venezuelan pianist composer and conductor (d. 2007).
- In California, the St. Francis Dam fails; the resulting floods kill over 600 people.
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