1928 in the United States

Events from the year 1928 in the United States

1928
in
the United States

Decades:
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Incumbents

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Events

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January

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February

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March

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April

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June

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July

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August

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September

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October

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November

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December

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  • December 5 – Police disperse a Sicilian gangs' meeting in Cleveland.
  • December 21 – The U.S. Congress approves the construction of Boulder Dam, later renamed Hoover Dam.

Undated

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Ongoing

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Sport

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Births

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January

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Walter Mondale
 
Birch Bayh

February

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Fats Domino

March

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Frank Borman
 
Fred Rogers
 
Jim Lovell
 
Lefty Frizzell

April

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Estelle Harris
 
Maya Angelou
 
James Garner
 
Shirley Temple
 
Sonny James
 
Billy Martin
 
Pernell Roberts
 
Rosemary Clooney

June

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Richard M. Sherman
 
John Forbes Nash, Jr.
 
Martin Landau

July

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Elias James Corey
 
Joe Jackson
 
Stanley Kubrick

August

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Andy Warhol
 
Eddie Fisher
 
Marian Seldes
 
James Coburn

September

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Horace Silver
 
Adam West
 
James Lawson
 
Koko Taylor

October

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Jeanne Cooper
 
Anthony Franciosa

November

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Rance Howard

December

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Dick Van Patten
 
Dan Blocker
 
Barbara Nichols
 
Bo Diddley

Deaths

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See also

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References

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  1. ^ "Transatlantic Television in 1928". Baird Television. Retrieved 2015-09-29. Extract from The New York Times 1928-02-09.
  2. ^ Edgerton, Gary R. (30 January 2009). The Columbia History of American Television. Columbia University Press. p. 30. ISBN 9780231121651.
  3. ^ "Tamiami Trail Officially Opened in 1928". Retrieved 2020-06-29.
  4. ^ Jan Onofrio (1 January 2000). Iowa Biographical Dictionary. Somerset Publishers, Inc. p. 538. ISBN 978-0-403-09304-5.
  5. ^ "The long legacy of the U.S. occupation of Haiti". Washington Post. Retrieved 19 August 2022.
  6. ^ "Volstead Act | History, Definition, & Significance | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 15 August 2022.
  7. ^ "Ostroff, Eugene". American National Biography. Oxford University Press. (subscription required)
  8. ^ Grimes, William (March 13, 1996). "Vince Edwards, 67, the Doctor In the Hit TV Series 'Ben Casey'". The New York Times. Retrieved June 14, 2020.
  9. ^ Conrad Janis (1928–2022), Mindy’s dad on “Mork & Mindy”
  10. ^ In Memoriam: Priscilla Johnson McMillan, 1928–2021
  11. ^ Justice Thurgood Marshall’s wife ‘Cissy’ Marshall dies at 94
  12. ^ "Donald Henderson, epidemiologist who helped to eradicate smallpox – obituary", The Telegraph, 21 August 2016, retrieved 22 August 2016
  13. ^ "Robert L. Wald's Obituary in the Washington Post". The Washington Post. Archived from the original on April 4, 2018. Retrieved April 4, 2018.
  14. ^ Martin Tolchin, acclaimed DC journalist and founder of The Hill, dies at 93
  15. ^ Richard Stolley, the Man Who Launched PEOPLE Magazine, Dies at 92
  16. ^ Hevesi, Dennis. "Abraham Woods, Civil Rights Pioneer, Dies at 80", The New York Times, November 12, 2008. Accessed November 12, 2008.
  17. ^ Napa wine legend Warren Winiarski dies aged 95
  18. ^ Vallance, Tom (January 23, 2006). "Anthony Franciosa; Temperamental leading man". The Independent. Archived from the original on 2022-05-01. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  19. ^ Harriet Pattison, 94, Dies; Landscape Architect With a Tie to Louis Kahn
  20. ^ Sr. Mary Joseph of the Trinity, socialite who became 'kind of an unusual nun,' dead at 91
  21. ^ Elaine Showalter; Lea Baechler; A. Walton Litz (27 September 1993). Modern American Women Writers. Simon and Schuster. p. 312. ISBN 978-0-02-082025-3.
  22. ^ Peter Vacher (March 20, 2016). "Ernestine Anderson obituary". The Guardian.
  23. ^ "Ed Nelson: Veteran of Roger Corman's low-budget horror movies who". The Independent. 28 August 2014. Retrieved 8 August 2022.
  24. ^ Sharrar, Jack (1998). Avery Hopwood: his life and plays. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. p. 3. ISBN 9780472109630.
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