November 1928 calendar

November 1928

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in November 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 November 1928: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1928?


  • 01 Nov 1928 Graf Zeppelin sets airship distance record of 6384 km
  • 03 Nov 1928 Turkey switches from Arabic to Roman alphabet.
  • 04 Nov 1928 Jose Moncada elected President of Nicaragua
  • 06 Nov 1928 Clevelanders vote to build a stadium with city bonds
  • 07 Nov 1928 Herbert Hoover (R) elected President
  • 10 Nov 1928 Hirohito ascended throne as Emperor of Japan
  • 11 Nov 1928 KXO-AM in El Centro CA begins radio transmissions
  • 12 Nov 1928 British steamer Vestris capsizes and sinks off Virginia, USA, kills 110.
  • 17 Nov 1928 Boston Garden officially opens
  • 18 Nov 1928 Release of the animated short Steamboat Willie, the first fully synchronized sound cartoon, directed by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks, featuring the third appearances of cartoon characters Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse. This is also considered by the Disney corporation to be Mickey's birthday.
  • 19 Nov 1928 1st issue of Time magazine, Japanese Emperor Hirohito on cover
  • 20 Nov 1928 Boston Gardens opens, Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 1-0
  • 22 Nov 1928 Bolero by Maurice Ravel, 1st performed publicly
  • 01 Nov 1928 The Turkish Alphabet, replaces the Arabic alphabet with the Latin alphabet.


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?