Saturday 17 March 1928, St. Patrick's DayUS date format: 3/17/1928, UK date format: 17/3/1928
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 17, 1928). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Eunice Gayson and Edino Krieger.
Spies, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day