1928 in Mandatory Palestine
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|1928 in the British Mandate of Palestine|
Events in the year 1928 in the British Mandate of Palestine.
- High Commissioner - Herbert Onslow Plumer until 6 December; Sir John Chancellor
- Emir of Transjordan - Abdullah I bin al-Hussein
- Prime Minister of Transjordan - Hasan Khalid Abu al-Huda
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- 20 February – The first Anglo-Tranjordanian treaty is concluded following which the Emirate of Transjordan becomes nominally independent, while Britain retains a degree of control over foreign affairs, armed forces, communications and state finances. The treaty fails to respond to Transjordanian demands for a fully sovereign and independent state.
- 20 June - Seventh Palestine Arab Congress.
- 25 July – The first national Transjordanian Congress is held in Amman and calls for an independent state and the protection of the people's rights.
- 28 September – The Western Wall incident occurs at the site of the Western Wall in Jerusalem which leads to Muslim fears of Jewish intentions were to take possession of the Al Aqsa Mosque, and triggers the intercommonal violence that later spreads across the Palestine Mandate.
- 4 December – The founding of the kibbutz Beit HaShita by members of "Kvuzat HaHugim" and members of "Tnuat HaMahanot HaOlim" from Haifa and Jerusalem.
- 6 December – Sir John Chancellor assumes office as the High Commissioner of Palestine.
- 14 February – Avner Treinin, Israeli poet and chemist (died 2011).
- 27 February – Ariel Sharon, 11th Prime Minister of Israel (died 2014).
- 4 April - Eli Zeira, Israeli general, commander of the IDF Military Intelligence Directorare.
- 18 April - Benny Peled, commander of the Israeli Air Force (died 2002).
- 9 May - Didi Menussi, Israeli writer, journalist, and poet (died 2013).
- 11 May - Yaacov Agam, Israeli sculptor and artist.
- 30 May - Gavriel Cohen, Israeli academic and politician.
- 21 June - Shlomo Baum, Israeli military officer and right-wing activist (died 1999).
- 26 July – Netiva Ben-Yehuda, Israeli writer and lexicographer (died 2011).
- 13 August - Yehuda Lapidot, Israeli biochemistry professor, historian, and Irgun commander.
- 14 August - Amotz Zahavi, Israeli evolutionary biologist (died 2017).
- 17 September - Gil Aldema, Israeli composer and conductor (died 2014).
- 4 November - Shaike Ophir, Israeli actor and comedian (died 1987).
- 11 November - Nisim Elmaliah, Israeli footballer (died 1989).
- 26 December - Mordechai Bar-On, Israeli military officer and historian.
- 27 December – Shulamit Aloni, Israeli politician and left-wing activist (died 2014).
- Full date unknown
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