Wednesday 22 August 1928
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include John Lupton in Highland Park and Alice Baber.
The Patriot, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, 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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Which were the important events of 22 August 1928 ?
- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- John Lupton in Highland Park: Illinois, USA; actor (Tom - Broken Arrow).
- Alice Baber: American artist, her style was abstract expressionism.
- Karlheinz Stockhausen: German composer and pianist whose career has generated excitement and controversy.
- Tinga Seisay: Sierra Leonean diplomat and pro-democracy advocate.
- Alfred E. Smith accepts the Democratic presidential nomination, with ''WGY/W2XB'' simulcasting the event on radio and television.
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