Wednesday 21 March 1928US date format: 3/21/1928, UK date format: 21/3/1928
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 21, 1928). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Hacks and James W Kinnear in Pittsburgh.
Spies, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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- Blessed Clementia of Hohenberg
- World Poetry Day - by UNESCO.
- St. Nicholas of Flue
- Astrology: First day of star sign Aries.
- China: Chunfen.
- Harmony Day in Australia.
- World Down Syndrome Day
- Earth Day.
- Ostara - Neopagan festival of Ostara.
- Bah�'f Faith - End of the 19-day sunrise-to-sunset.fast.
- Saints Philemon and Domnin
- The third day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- Iranian New Year's Day (Norouz): (also celebrated in many other countries of Asia) Iranian calendar.
- Traditional date of vernal equinox, used for reckoning Easter. The real equinox usually occurs one day earlier.
- South Africa: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
- Benito Ju�rez Day, a Fiesta Patria in Mexico.
- Namibia: Independence Day.
- Japan: Vernal Equinox Day (public holiday).
- Egypt: Mother's Day
- New Year of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Peter Hacks: German playwright (Tie Windloch).
- Evelyn Ruth Anderson: Composer.
- James W Kinnear in Pittsburgh: Pennsylvania, USA; CEO (Texaco).
- James Conte: American health care specialist and CEO of Community Psychiatric Services.
- Odette Étienne: French singer, half of the duo 'Les Sœurs Étienne' (The Etienne Sisters) with her sister Louise.
- Surya Thapa: Nepalese politician 24th Prime Minister of Nepal (d. 2015).
- Charles Lindbergh is presented the US Congressional Medal of Honor for his first trans-Atlantic flight.