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1928 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1928
MCMXXVIII
Ab urbe condita 2681
Armenian calendar 1377
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Assyrian calendar 6678
Bahá'í calendar 84–85
Balinese saka calendar 1849–1850
Bengali calendar 1335
Berber calendar 2878
British Regnal year 18  Geo. 5   19  Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar 2472
Burmese calendar 1290
Byzantine calendar 7436–7437
Chinese calendar 丁卯(Fire  Rabbit)
4624 or 4564
     to 
戊辰年 (Earth  Dragon)
4625 or 4565
Coptic calendar 1644–1645
Discordian calendar 3094
Ethiopian calendar 1920–1921
Hebrew calendar 5688–5689
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1984–1985
 - Shaka Samvat 1849–1850
 - Kali Yuga 5028–5029
Holocene calendar 11928
Igbo calendar 928–929
Iranian calendar 1306–1307
Islamic calendar 1346–1347
Japanese calendar Shōwa 3
(昭和3年)
Javanese calendar 1858–1859
Juche calendar 17
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4261
Minguo calendar ROC 17
民國17年
Nanakshahi calendar 460
Thai solar calendar 2470–2471
Tibetan calendar 阴火兔年
(female Fire-Rabbit)
2054 or 1673 or 901
     to 
阳土龙年
(male Earth-Dragon)
2055 or 1674 or 902

1928 ( MCMXXVIII ) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar , the 1928th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 928th year of the 2nd millennium , the 28th year of the 20th century , and the 9th year of the 1920s decade.

Roman numerals Numbers in the Roman numeral system

The numeric system represented by Roman numerals originated in ancient Rome and remained the usual way of writing numbers throughout Europe well into the Late Middle Ages. Numbers in this system are represented by combinations of letters from the Latin alphabet. Roman numerals, as used today, employ seven symbols, each with a fixed integer value, as follows:

A leap year is a calendar year containing one additional day added to keep the calendar year synchronized with the astronomical or seasonal year. Because seasons and astronomical events do not repeat in a whole number of days, calendars that have the same number of days in each year drift over time with respect to the event that the year is supposed to track. By inserting an additional day or month into the year, the drift can be corrected. A year that is not a leap year is called a common year.

A leap year starting on Sunday is any year with 366 days that begins on Sunday, 1 January, and ends on Monday, 31 December. Its dominical letters hence are AG, such as the years 1888, 1928, 1956, 1984, 2012, 2040, 2068, 2096, 2108, 2136, 2164, and 2192 in the Gregorian calendar or, likewise, 1996 and 2024 in the obsolete Julian calendar.

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A 1928 Ford Model A

Events

January

January is the first month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars and the first of seven months to have a length of 31 days. The first day of the month is known as New Year's Day. It is, on average, the coldest month of the year within most of the Northern Hemisphere and the warmest month of the year within most of the Southern Hemisphere. In the Southern hemisphere, January is the seasonal equivalent of July in the Northern hemisphere and vice versa. Birthday Number the letter "J".

Frederick Griffith British bacteriologist

Frederick Griffith (1879–1941) was a British bacteriologist whose focus was the epidemiology and pathology of bacterial pneumonia. In January 1928 he reported what is now known as Griffith's Experiment, the first widely accepted demonstrations of bacterial transformation, whereby a bacterium distinctly changes its form and function.

Griffiths experiment experiment

Griffith's experiment, reported in 1928 by Frederick Griffith, was the first experiment suggesting that bacteria are capable of transferring genetic information through a process known as transformation. Griffith's findings were followed by research in the late 1930s and early 40s that isolated DNA as the material that communicated this genetic information.

February

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1928 Winter Olympics

February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 326 days remaining until the end of the year.

John Logie Baird Scottish scientist, engineer, innovator and inventor of the worlds first television

John Logie BairdFRSE was a Scottish engineer, innovator, one of the inventors of the mechanical television, demonstrating the first working television system on 26 January 1926, and inventor of both the first publicly demonstrated colour television system, and the first purely electronic colour television picture tube.

Hartsdale, New York CDP in New York, United States

Hartsdale is a hamlet and a census-designated place (CDP) located in the town of Greenburgh, Westchester County, New York. The population was 5,293 at the 2010 census. It is a suburb of New York City.

March

March 12 is the 71st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 294 days remaining until the end of the year.

California State of the United States of America

California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents, California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 8.8 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second-most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County. The City and County of San Francisco is both the country's second-most densely populated major city after New York City and the fifth-most densely populated county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs.

St. Francis Dam architectural structure

The St. Francis Dam was a curved concrete gravity dam, built to create a large regulating and storage reservoir for the city of Los Angeles, California. The reservoir was an integral part of the city's Los Angeles Aqueduct water supply infrastructure. It was located in San Francisquito Canyon of the Sierra Pelona Mountains, about 40 miles (64 km) northwest of downtown Los Angeles, and approximately 10 miles (16 km) north of the present day city of Santa Clarita.

April

May

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June

July

August

September

October

November

December

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Births

Births
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January

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Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto
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Walter Mondale
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William Henry Draper III
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Reynaldo Bignone
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Eduard Shevardnadze

February

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Ciriaco De Mita
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Norman Bridwell
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Jean Kennedy Smith
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Ariel Sharon

March

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Fidel Valdez Ramos
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Patrick McGoohan
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Fred Rogers
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Alexander Grothendieck
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Gordie Howe

April

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Serge Gainsbourg
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Estelle Harris
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Maya Angelou
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James D. Watson
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Ethel Kennedy
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Shirley Temple

May

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Hosni Mubarak
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Jack Kevorkian

June

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Tony Richardson
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Queen Fabiola of Belgium
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Richard M. Sherman
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John Forbes Nash, Jr.
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Che Guevara
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Annie Cordy
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Martin Landau
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Fiorella Mari
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William Berger
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Peyo

July

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Iven Carl Kincheloe Jr.
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Vince Edwards
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Elias James Corey
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Marcos Calderón
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Francesco Cossiga
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Joe Jackson
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Stanley Kubrick

August

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Andy Warhol
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James Randi
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James Coburn
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Karlheinz Stockhausen

September

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Roddy McDowall
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Yevgeny Svetlanov
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Adam West
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Elie Wiesel

October

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Einojuhani Rautavaara
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George McFarland
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Kåre Willoch
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María Cristina Arango Vega
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Li Peng

November

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Ennio Morricone
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Carlos Fuentes
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Dara Singh
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Rance Howard

December

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Noam Chomsky
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Martin Cooper

Date unknown

Deaths

January–March

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Bernhard III, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen
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Hendrik Lorentz
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Herbert Henry Asquith

April–June

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Roald Amundsen

July–September

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Wilhelm Wien

October–December

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Andrew Fisher
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Arnold Rothstein
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Heinrich XXVII, Prince Reuss Younger Line

Nobel Prizes

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In fiction

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1952 Year

1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1952nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 952nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 52nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1950s decade.

1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1951st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 951st year of the 2nd millennium, the 51st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1950s decade.

1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1957th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 957th year of the 2nd millennium, the 57th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1950s decade.

1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1931st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 931st year of the 2nd millennium, the 31st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1930s decade.

1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1926th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 926th year of the 2nd millennium, the 26th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1920s decade.

1939 Year

1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1939th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 939th year of the 2nd millennium, the 39th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1930s decade. This year also marks the start of the Second World War, the largest and deadliest conflict in human history.

1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar, the 1912th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 912th year of the 2nd millennium, the 12th year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1910s decade. As of the start of 1912, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1946th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 946th year of the 2nd millennium, the 46th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1940s decade.

1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1956th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 956th year of the 2nd millennium, the 56th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1950s decade.

1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1921st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 921st year of the 2nd millennium, the 21st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1920s decade. As of the start of 1921, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1955th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 955th year of the 2nd millennium, the 55th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1950s decade.

1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1933rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 933rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 33rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1930s decade.

1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1953rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 953rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 53rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1950s decade.

1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1925th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 925th year of the 2nd millennium, the 25th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1920s decade.

1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1930th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 930th year of the 2nd millennium, the 30th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1930s decade.

1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1927th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 927th year of the 2nd millennium, the 27th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1920s decade.

1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1935th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 935th year of the 2nd millennium, the 35th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1930s decade.

1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1934th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 934th year of the 2nd millennium, the 34th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1930s decade.

1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1954th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 954th year of the 2nd millennium, the 54th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1950s decade.

1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1950th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 950th year of the 2nd millennium, the 50th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1950s decade.

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