September 1928 in history

September 1928 events chronologically

Sep 1 Ahmet Zogu declares Albania to be a monarchy and proclaims himself king
Sep 7 The first Tour de Pologne began
Sep 16 The Okeechobee hurricane strikes southeastern Florida, killing more than 2,500 people. It is the third deadliest natural disaster in United States history, behind the Galveston hurricane of 1900 and the 1906 San Francisco earthquake
Sep 18 Juan de la Cierva makes the first autogyro crossing of the English Channel
Sep 27 The Republic of China is recognized by the United States
Sep 28 The U.K. Parliament passes the Dangerous Drugs Act outlawing cannabis
Sep 28 Sir Alexander Fleming notices a bacteria-killing mold growing in his laboratory, discovering what later became known as penicillin

Top 7 most famous people born in September 1928

Sep 2 Horace Silver an American jazz pianist and composer.
Sep 5 Joyce Hatto an English concert pianist and piano teacher. Married in 1956 to William Barrington-Coupe, a record producer convicted of fraud in 1966, Hatto became famous very late in life when unauthorised copies of commercial recordings made by other pianists were released under her name, earning her high praise from critics. The fraud did not come to light until a few months after her death
Sep 9 Sol LeWitt an American artist linked to various movements, including Conceptual art and Minimalism.
Sep 14 Alberto Korda a Cuban photographer, remembered for his famous image Guerrillero Heroico of Argentine Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara.
Sep 15 Cannonball Adderley a jazz alto saxophonist of the hard bop era of the 1950s and 1960s.
Sep 17 Roddy McDowall an English-born American actor, film director, photographer and voice artist. His film roles included Cornelius, Caesar, and Galen in the Planet of the Apes film and television series. He began his long acting career as a child in England, and then in the USA, in How Green Was My Valley, My Friend Flicka, and Lassie Come Home, and as an adult appeared most frequently as a character actor on radio, stage, film, and television. He served in several positions on the Board of Governors for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, the Selection Committee for the Kennedy Center Honors, as well as contributing to various charities related to the film industry and film preservation
Sep 30 Elie Wiesel a Romanian-born Jewish-American professor and political activist. He is the author of 57 books, including Night, a work based on his experiences as a prisoner in the Auschwitz, Buna, and Buchenwald concentration camps. Wiesel is also the Advisory Board chairman of the newspaper Algemeiner Journal

Top 7 most famous people died in September 1928

Sep 6 George Dole an American sport wrestler who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics.
Sep 8 Ulrich von Brockdorff-Rantzau a German diplomat, the first Foreign Minister of the Weimar Republic and German Ambassador to the USSR for most of the twenties.
Sep 13 Italo Svevo an Italian writer and businessman, known as a novelist, playwright, and short story writer.
Sep 25 Richard F. Outcault an American comic strip writer-artist. He was the creator of the series The Yellow Kid and Buster Brown, and he is considered the inventor of the modern comic strip
Sep 28 Pierre Puiseux a French astronomer.
Sep 29 Ernst Steinitz a German mathematician.
Sep 30 Ludwig von Pastor a German historian and a diplomat for Austria. He became one of the most important Roman Catholic historians of his time and is most notable for his History of the Popes. He was raised to the nobility by the Emperor Franz Joseph I in 1908