1928 Newspapers

Do you have a strong interest in the events of this year? Our 1928 newspaper articles will take you on a trip back to yesteryear, bringing you a sense of nostalgia like no other. What particularly interest you about this year? Did you know 1928 was the year Madame Tussaud’s wax museum reopened after a great fire? Or that Amelia Earhart became the first female aviator to fly across the Atlantic?

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1928 Original Newspaper

1928 Newspaper Headlines Summary

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

11th February 1928
The Second Olympic Winter Games open in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

22nd February 1928
Birth of Bruce Forsyth, English entertainer.

12th March 1928
Malta 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 1928
The first ever east-west transatlantic flight sets off from Dublin, Ireland, destined for Greenly in Canada.

22nd April 1928
The last section of the original Oxford English Dictionary, ‘wise’ – ‘wyze‘, is completed and ready for publication.

2nd July 1928
The 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 1928
The 1928 Summer Olympics officially open in Amsterdam.

15th September 1928
Tich Freeman takes an all-time record of 304 wickets in a single English cricket season.

28th September 1928
Alexander Fleming discovers Penicillin.

18th November 1928
Mickey Mouse appears in “Steamboat Willie“. It is the first Mickey Mouse cartoon released, as well as the first sound film.

For anyone with an interest in this year, our 1928 newspaper headlines are a great place to start. All the original newspapers are preserved in the condition as when the paper first went to print, meaning you’ll receive first-hand accounts of reports, articles and adverts from those who were present at the time. A single newspaper could open up an entirely unique view of how history once was.

Not found what you’re looking for? If you want an exact newspaper on particular events or persons, you can contact research@historic-newspapers.co.uk for in-depth articles.

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