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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 1928.
The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on December 1928: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1928?


Events

  • 01 Dec 1928 CFL Grey Cup: Ham Tigers beats Regina, 30-0 at Hamilton
  • 02 Dec 1928 Cardinals 1B Jim Bottomley is voted NL MVP
  • 03 Dec 1928 In Rio de Janeiro, a seaplane sent to greet Alberto Santos-Dumont crashes near Cap Arcona, killing all on board.
  • 05 Dec 1928 MW Miklas elected President of Austria.
  • 06 Dec 1928 The government of Colombia sent military forces to suppress a month-long strike by United Fruit Company workers, resulting in an unknown number of deaths.
  • 11 Dec 1928 NL President John Heydler proposes designated hitter for pitchers
  • 12 Dec 1928 Nichols / Brownes Wings over Europe, premieres in New York City
  • 13 Dec 1928 Clip-on tie designed
  • 19 Dec 1928 First autogiro (predecessor of helicopter) flight in US.
  • 20 Dec 1928 Ethel Barrymore Theater opens at 243 W 47th St, New York City
  • 21 Dec 1928 The U.S. Congress approves the construction of Boulder Dam, later renamed Hoover Dam.
  • 23 Dec 1928 NBC sets up a permanent, coast-to-coast radio network.
  • 24 Dec 1928 George Abbott Theater (Adelphi, 54 St) opens at 152 W 54th St, New York City
  • 25 Dec 1928 New South Wales (versus Victoria) go from 8-74 to 9-113 to be 9-367 at stumps.
  • 26 Dec 1928 Johnny Weissmuller announces his retirement from amateur swimming.
  • 28 Dec 1928 Last recording of Ma Rainey, Mother of the Blues, made

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in December 1928?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - I'm Sorry, Sally
  2. - You're the Cream in My Coffee
  3. - A Gay Caballero
  4. - My Blackbirds are Bluebirds Now
  5. - You're the Cream in My Coffee

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Once Upon a Time in the West

Once Upon a Time in the West

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Claudia Cardinale, Jason Robards

Country: United States of America

Do Bigha Zamin

Do Bigha Zamin

Directed by: Bimal Roy

Starring: Balraj Sahni, Nirupa Roy, Rattan Kumar, Murad

The Sting

The Sting

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw, Charles Durning

Country: United States of America

The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey

Country: United States of America

Prithvi Vallabh

Prithvi Vallabh

Directed by: Sohrab Modi

Starring: Sadiq Ali, Durga Khote, Leela Mishra, Sohrab Modi