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Headlines From 1928 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 1928 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 1928 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 1928 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 1928 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 1928 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 1928 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 1928 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 1928 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 1928 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 1928 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
6-7th January 1928The River Thames floods in London; fourteen people drown.

11th February 1928

The Second Olympic Winter Games open in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

12th February 1928

Heavy hail storms kill eleven people in England.
22nd February 1928Birth of Bruce Forsyth, English entertainer.
12th March 1928Malta becomes a British dominion. The island gains independence from the United Kingdom in 1964.
12th April 1928 A bomb attack against Italian Fascist leader Benito Mussolini kills seventeen bystanders in Milan.
12th April 1928The first ever east-west transatlantic flight sets off from Dublin, Ireland, destined for Greenly in Canada.
22nd April 1928The last section of the original Oxford English Dictionary, ‘wise’ - ‘wyze‘, is completed and ready for publication.
15th May 1928The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia commences operations.
2nd July 1928The 1928 Representation of the People Act becomes law, extending the right to vote to all women over the age of 21-years in the United Kingdom.
28th July 1928The 1928 Summer Olympics officially open in Amsterdam.
15th September 1928Tich Freeman takes an all-time record of 304 wickets in a single English cricket season.
28th September 1928Alexander Fleming discovers Penicillin.
18th November 1928Mickey Mouse appears in “Steamboat Willie“. It is the first Mickey Mouse cartoon released, as well as the first sound film.
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A Newspaper From 1928

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