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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • Koningin WilhelminaKoningin Wilhelmina (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1890 till 1948 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • In The Netherlands , there was from March 8, 1926 to August 10, 1929 the cabinet De Geer I, with Jonkheer mr. D.J. de Geer (CHU) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 7.6 million citizens.
  • Tich Freeman becomes the only bowler to take 300 wickets in an English cricket season.
  • Charles Jenkins Laboratories of Washington, D.C. becomes the first holder of a television license from the Federal Radio Commission.
  • The Republic of China is recognised by the United States.
Weather

The temperature on January 28, 1928 was between -3.3 °C and 4.6 °C and averaged 0.9 °C. There was 0.3 mm of rain. There was 3.9 hours of sunshine (44%). The average windspeed was 4 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the south.

Source: KNMI (weather station De Bilt/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from January 28, 1928 at Delpher

Born on January 28
Died on January 28

Names that were popular for boys in 1928
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Petrus
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Gerardus
  • Adrianus
  • Jacobus
  • Jacob
  • Wilhelmus
  • Antonius
  • Theodorus
Names that were popular for girls in 1928
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Elisabeth
  • Adriana
  • Hendrika
  • Petronella
  • Catharina
  • Jacoba
  • Margaretha
  • Geertruida
  • Helena
  • Jantje