1928

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1928
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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 (dominical letter AG) 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.

A 1928 Ford Model A

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  • May 31 – South Africa adopts a new national flag, based upon the Van Riebeeck flag or Prinsevlag (originally the Dutch flag), to replace the Red Ensign.

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In fiction

References

  1. ^ Griffith, Fred. (January 1928). "The Significance of Pneumococcal Types". Journal of Hygiene. Cambridge University Press. 27 (2): 113–159. JSTOR 4626734. PMC 2167760Freely accessible. PMID 20474956. doi:10.1017/S0022172400031879. 
  2. ^ Downie, A. W. (1972). "Pneumococcal transformation – a backward view: Fourth Griffith Memorial Lecture" (PDF). Journal of General Microbiology. 73 (1): 1–11. PMID 4143929. doi:10.1099/00221287-73-1-1. Retrieved 2011-11-30. 
  3. ^ "250,000 Slaves in Sierra Leone, Africa, Freed". Chicago Daily Tribune. January 3, 1928. p. 3. 
  4. ^ "Anak Krakatoa". Today in Science History. Todayinsci. Retrieved 2012-01-30. 
  5. ^ Leavitt, Amie Jane (2011). Anatomy of a Volcanic Eruption. Capstone Press. 
  6. ^ "Transatlantic Television in 1928". Baird Television. Retrieved 2015-09-29.  Extract from The New York Times 1928-02-09.
  7. ^ Shahar, Meir (2008). The Shaolin Monastery: History, Religion, and the Chinese Martial Arts. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press. p. 27. ISBN 978-0-8248-3349-7. 
  8. ^ OED (1933, 1978 vol. 1, pp. xxv, xxvl).
  9. ^ Cherundolo, Gina; Porter, Carly (2010-03-11). "Is Winter Finally Over?". AccuWeather.com. Retrieved 2012-01-30. 
  10. ^ Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  11. ^ The Hutchinson Factfinder. Helicon. 1999. ISBN 1-85986-000-1. 
  12. ^ Chapman, Matthew (2010). The Snail and the Ginger Beer: the story of Donoghue v Stevenson. London: Wildy, Simmons & Hill. ISBN 0-85490-049-7. 
  13. ^ "Philo Taylor Farnsworth (1906–1971)". The Virtual Museum of the City of San Francisco. Archived from the original on June 22, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-22. 
  14. ^ Farnsworth, Elma G. (1989). Distant Vision: Romance & Discovery on an Invisible Frontier. Salt Lake City: PemberleyKent. p. 108. ISBN 0-9623276-0-3. 
  15. ^ "Culture shock will highlight penicillin discovery" (PDF) (Press release). London: Royal Society of Chemistry. 2003-09-02. Retrieved 2011-11-30. 
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