May 1928

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The following events occurred in May 1928:

May 1, 1928 (Tuesday)[edit]

May 2, 1928 (Wednesday)[edit]

May 3, 1928 (Thursday)[edit]

  • The town of Carnation, Washington changed its name back to Tolt. This stayed the official name until 1951, when the name was changed to Carnation again.
  • The Jinan Incident happened in China when Chinese and Japanese soldiers clashed in Jinan, resulting in the death of 12 Japanese. Both sides blamed each other for the shooting, but Japanese officer Hikosuke Fukuda vowed to punish the Chinese for the incident after stockpiling food and ammunition.[3]
  • Born: Dave Dudley, country music singer, in Spencer, Wisconsin (d. 2003)
  • Died:

May 4, 1928 (Friday)[edit]

May 5, 1928 (Saturday)[edit]

May 6, 1928 (Sunday)[edit]

May 7, 1928 (Monday)[edit]

May 8, 1928 (Tuesday)[edit]

May 9, 1928 (Wednesday)[edit]

May 10, 1928 (Thursday)[edit]

  • W2XB, an experimental television station based in Albany, New York, went on the air. Kolin Hager became the first television newscaster, appearing three times a week to deliver farm and weather reports.[16]
  • Born:

May 11, 1928 (Friday)[edit]

May 12, 1928 (Saturday)[edit]

May 13, 1928 (Sunday)[edit]

May 14, 1928 (Monday)[edit]

May 15, 1928 (Tuesday)[edit]

May 16, 1928 (Wednesday)[edit]

  • A panic on Wall Street caused stocks to plunge by as many as forty points, as a record 4,820,840 shares changed hands. The fall was triggered by selling of shares in aircraft companies.[1]
  • The House of Lords debated the matter of whether a husband should be allowed to disinherit wives and children in favour of mistresses.[22]
  • Born: Billy Martin, baseball player and manager, in Berkeley, California (d. 1989)

May 17, 1928 (Thursday)[edit]

  • The Summer Olympics unofficially began in Amsterdam, Netherlands with a ceremony before a crowd of 4,000.[23] The official opening ceremony would not be held until July 28.

May 18, 1928 (Friday)[edit]

May 19, 1928 (Saturday)[edit]

May 20, 1928 (Sunday)[edit]

May 21, 1928 (Monday)[edit]

May 22, 1928 (Tuesday)[edit]

May 23, 1928 (Wednesday)[edit]

May 24, 1928 (Thursday)[edit]

May 25, 1928 (Friday)[edit]

May 26, 1928 (Saturday)[edit]

May 27, 1928 (Sunday)[edit]

May 28, 1928 (Monday)[edit]

May 29, 1928 (Tuesday)[edit]

  • Automobile manufacturers Dodge and Chrysler announced a merger worth $235 million.[45]
  • The U.S. Senate adjourned after the session on the Boulder Dam Bill lasted more than 31 hours due to filibustering.[46]

May 30, 1928 (Wednesday)[edit]

May 31, 1928 (Thursday)[edit]

  • A four-man crew of two Australians and two Americans took off in the Fokker F.VII Southern Cross from Oakland, California attempting to make the first ever trans-Pacific flight to Australia.[49]
  • The Yugoslav National Assembly was adjourned for a week after opposition members tore the tops off of desks, pounded fists and shouted against the methods of police suppressing anti-Italian demonstrations.[50]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Mercer, Derrik (1989). Chronicle of the 20th Century. London: Chronicle Communications Ltd. pp. 365–366. ISBN 978-0-582-03919-3. 
  2. ^ "Al Smith Sweeps California". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 2, 1928. p. 1. 
  3. ^ Akira Iriye, After Imperialism: The Search for a New Order in the Far East, 1921–1931 (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1965; reprinted:Chicago: Imprint Publications, 1990): 199–201.
  4. ^ "Chronology 1928". indiana.edu. 2002. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Public Sees Radio Movies Sent to Home". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 6, 1928. p. 1. 
  6. ^ Godfrey, Donald (2014). C. Francis Jenkins, Pioneer of Film and Television. University of Illinois. pp. 143–145. ISBN 978-0-252-09615-0. 
  7. ^ "Northern Rugby League 1927/28". Rugby League Project. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ a b c Schlichtmann, Klaus. Japan in the World: Shidehara Kijūrō, Pacifism, and the Abolition of War. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books. p. 45. ISBN 978-0-7391-3519-8. 
  9. ^ "The Jinan Incident". WW2 Timelines. 2011. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  10. ^ a b "Hostilities in the Jinan Incident". Cultural China. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  11. ^ Steele, John (May 7, 1928). "Bare Carol's Throne Plot". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 1. 
  12. ^ Steele, John (May 8, 1928). "Britain Orders Prince Carol to Get Out". Chicago Daily Tribune: 1. 
  13. ^ "Hoover Wins Maryland; to Get 19 Votes". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 8, 1928. p. 1. 
  14. ^ Henning, Arthur Sears (May 9, 1928). "Watson Winning in Indiana". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 1. 
  15. ^ "Spirit Does Not Survive Death, Scientist Says". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 10, 1928. p. 11. 
  16. ^ "WRGB -- GE's Station with many "Firsts" (For America)". Television History – The First 75 Years. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  17. ^ Kabatchnik, Amnon (2010). Blood on the Stage, 1925–1950: Milestone Plays of Crime, Mystery, and Detection. Plymouth: Scarecrow Press. p. 194. ISBN 978-0-8108-6963-9. 
  18. ^ Darrah, David (May 13, 1928). "Italy Ends Its Right to Pick Parliament". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 1. 
  19. ^ Satanovsky, Gary. "Mussolini ends women's suffrage". Famous Daily. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  20. ^ Morgan, Philip (2004). Italian Fascism, 1915–1945 (Second Ed.). New York: Palgrave Macmillan. p. 110. ISBN 978-0-230-80267-4. 
  21. ^ "Smith Gains 44 Delegates and Hoover 21". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 16, 1928. p. 1. 
  22. ^ "British Lords Debate Rights of Mistresses". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 17, 1928. p. 1. 
  23. ^ "'28 Olympiad Under Way Before 4,000". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 18, 1928. p. 25. 
  24. ^ Matheson, Roderick (May 19, 1928). "Japan Sends Warning". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 1. 
  25. ^ "Bomb Residence of Executioner for Sing Sing". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 18, 1928. p. 1. 
  26. ^ Woodruff, Harvey (May 20, 1928). "Derby Won by Reigh Count". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 1. 
  27. ^ Schultz, Sigrid (May 20, 1928). "Child Slain in German Melee Over Elections". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 25. 
  28. ^ Lepsius, M. Rainer. "The Model of Charismatic Leadership and its Applicability to the Rule of Adolf Hitler." Charisma and Fascism. Ed. António Pinto, Roger Eatwell and Stein Ugelvik Larsen. Oxon and New York: Routledge, 2007. p. 41. ISBN 978-1-317-83453-3
  29. ^ "Wispy Cloud of War Gas Kills 11 in Hamburg". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 22, 1928. p. 3. 
  30. ^ "Yukon-Pocahontas Coal Company No. 1 Mine Explosion". United States Mine Rescue Association. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  31. ^ "Coal Mine Disasters in the United States By State: Kentucky". United States Mine Rescue Association. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  32. ^ a b Troubetzkoy, Alexis S. (2011). Arctic Obsession: the Lure of the Far North. Dundurn. pp. 231–232. ISBN 978-1-55488-855-9. 
  33. ^ a b c Grimbley, Shona (2001). Atlas of Exploration. Oxon: Routledge. pp. 230–231. ISBN 978-1-135-97006-2. 
  34. ^ Tatam, Harold (May 24, 1928). "Anti-Fascisti Blamed as Six Die in Bombing". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 8. 
  35. ^ a b "Austrians Tear Down Italian Consulate Flag". Chicago Daily Tribune: 5. May 25, 1928. 
  36. ^ "Airship Circles Over North Pole". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 24, 1928. p. 1. 
  37. ^ "All Night War Over Shoals". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 25, 1928. p. 1. 
  38. ^ Brown, Stephen R. (2012). The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen. Douglas & McIntyre. p. xi-xii. ISBN 978-0-306-82067-0. 
  39. ^ "Shoals Bill Passed; Await a Veto". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 26, 1928. p. 1. 
  40. ^ "Senate Fails to Beat Veto on Farm Bill". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 26, 1928. p. 1. 
  41. ^ "Jugo-Slav Mob Italian Consul, Rip Down Flag". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 27, 1928. p. 13. 
  42. ^ Kastner, Charles. "The 1928 Bunion Derby: America's Brush with Integrated Sports". BlackPast.org. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  43. ^ "Italians Mob Serb Consul in Dalmatia". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 29, 1928. p. 1. 
  44. ^ "Senate Fights Until Dawn". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 29, 1928. p. 1. 
  45. ^ Mather, O.A. (May 30, 1928). "Dodge-Chrysler Merger Forms $235,000,000 Co". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 21. 
  46. ^ "Congress Ends in Turmoil". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 30, 1928. p. 1. 
  47. ^ Rue, Larry (May 31, 1928). "Serbs Riot Against Italy; One Slain". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 1. 
  48. ^ Powell, John (May 31, 1928). "South Chinese Take Paotingfu, Key to Peking". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 3. 
  49. ^ "Flyers Half Way to Hawaii". Chicago Daily Tribune. June 1, 1928. p. 1. 
  50. ^ "Serb Assembly Ends in Row Over Anti-Italy Riots". Chicago Daily Tribune. June 1, 1928. p. 17.