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 interests you about this year? Did you know 1928 was the year that Walt Disney produced Steamboat Willie? Or that Amelia Earhart became the first female aviator to fly across the Atlantic?

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1928 Newspapers

1928 Newspaper Headlines Summary

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

February 8, 1928 
British inventor John Logie Baird broadcasts a transatlantic television signal from London to Hartsdale, New York.

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

March 12, 1928
The St. Francis Dam north of Los Angeles, California, fails and kills 400 people.

March 21, 1928 
Charles Lindbergh is presented the Medal of Honor for his first trans-Atlantic flight.

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

May 15, 1928 
The animated short Plane Crazy is released by Disney Studios in Los Angeles, featuring the first appearances of Mickey and Minnie Mouse.

June 17, 1928 
Amelia Earhart starts her attempt to become the first woman to successfully cross the Atlantic Ocean.

July 28, 1928
The 1928 Summer Olympics officially open in Amsterdam.

September 28, 1928
Alexander Fleming discovers Penicillin.

November 6, 1928 
The U.S. presidential election takes place, with republican Herbert Hoover wins by a wide margin over Democratic Governor of New York Alfred E. Smith.

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

December 21, 1928 
U.S. Congress approves the construction of Boulder Dam, later renamed Hoover Dam.

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.

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