1928

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
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1928 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1928
MCMXXVIII
Ab urbe condita2681
Armenian calendar1377
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Assyrian calendar6678
Bahá'í calendar84–85
Balinese saka calendar1849–1850
Bengali calendar1335
Berber calendar2878
British Regnal year18 Geo. 5 – 19 Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar2472
Burmese calendar1290
Byzantine calendar7436–7437
Chinese calendar丁卯(Fire Rabbit)
4624 or 4564
    — to —
戊辰年 (Earth Dragon)
4625 or 4565
Coptic calendar1644–1645
Discordian calendar3094
Ethiopian calendar1920–1921
Hebrew calendar5688–5689
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1984–1985
 - Shaka Samvat1849–1850
 - Kali Yuga5028–5029
Holocene calendar11928
Igbo calendar928–929
Iranian calendar1306–1307
Islamic calendar1346–1347
Japanese calendarShōwa 3
(昭和3年)
Javanese calendar1858–1859
Juche calendar17
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4261
Minguo calendarROC 17
民國17年
Nanakshahi calendar460
Thai solar calendar2470–2471
Tibetan calendar阴火兔年
(female Fire-Rabbit)
2054 or 1673 or 901
    — to —
阳土龙年
(male Earth-Dragon)
2055 or 1674 or 902

1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1928th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 928th year of the 2nd millennium, the 28th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the 1920s decade.

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  • May 31 – South Africa adopts a new national flag, based upon the Van Riebeeck flag or Prinsevlag (originally the Dutch flag), to replace the Red Ensign.

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In fiction

References

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  3. ^ "250,000 Slaves in Sierra Leone, Africa, Freed". Chicago Daily Tribune. January 3, 1928. p. 3.
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  8. ^ Not much is known about the West Plains Dance Hall explosion. Much of this event has been lost in time, and since forensic science was still developing, the cause was never discovered.
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  12. ^ "Coca-Cola Park : History". 2013-01-03. Archived from the original on 2013-01-03. Retrieved 2017-12-22.
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