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March 1928: 14 Classic Photos

By on 11 March 2014 | comments 0

14 classic photos I found from March 1928:

The Giant tri-motored all metal Ford Monoplane shown March 28, 1928, recently completed, which will be used by Commander Richard E. Byrd and his party on their South Pole explorations. The craft is the largest of several to be used by the party.

The Giant tri-motored all metal Ford Monoplane shown March 28, 1928, recently completed, which will be used by Commander Richard E. Byrd and his party on their South Pole explorations. The craft is the largest of several to be used by the party.

 

Queen Mary and the Duchess of York (later the Queen Mother) at a Civil Service art exhibition.

Queen Mary and the Duchess of York (later the Queen Mother) at a Civil Service art exhibition.

 Our 1928 picture shows German actor Emil Jannings with the first Oscar during the Academy Award presented for his 1927 film "The Way of All Flesh."

Our 1928 picture shows German actor Emil Jannings with the first Oscar during the Academy Award presented for his 1927 film “The Way of All Flesh.”

Chinese special constables in the Hong Kong police force.

Chinese special constables in the Hong Kong police force.

The first aeroplane that ever made a sustained flight - a biplane built by the brothers Wright - which was shipped to this country from America and, due to a dispute between the Wright Brothers and the US Smithsonian Institute, was put on display at the Science Museum in London in 1928.

The first aeroplane that ever made a sustained flight – a biplane built by the brothers Wright – which was shipped to this country from America and, due to a dispute between the Wright Brothers and the US Smithsonian Institute, was put on display at the Science Museum in London in 1928.

Rugby Union - Five Nations - Twickenham - England v Scotland England Team Group (Back Row l-r) Joe Periton, Carl Aarvold, Kendrick Stark, Jerry Hanley, Doug Prentice, Godfrey Palmer, T. H. Vile (referee). (front row l-r) William Taylor, James Richardson, E. Stanbury, Ronald Cove-Smith (captain), Sam Tucker, Thomas Brown, Robert Sparks. (sat l-r) Colin Laird, Arthur Young.

Rugby Union – Five Nations – Twickenham – England v Scotland
England Team Group (Back Row l-r) Joe Periton, Carl Aarvold, Kendrick Stark, Jerry Hanley, Doug Prentice, Godfrey Palmer, T. H. Vile (referee).
(front row l-r) William Taylor, James Richardson, E. Stanbury, Ronald Cove-Smith (captain), Sam Tucker, Thomas Brown, Robert Sparks. (sat l-r) Colin Laird, Arthur Young.

Aerial view of the broken St. Francis Dam, north-west of Los Angeles, Ca., March 14, 1928, which burst, flooding the canyon below and killing over 600 people.

Aerial view of the broken St. Francis Dam, north-west of Los Angeles, Ca., March 14, 1928, which burst, flooding the canyon below and killing over 600 people.

Henri Lacoste sets up his serving machine

Henri Lacoste sets up his serving machine

The Duchess of York inspects and presents a shamrock to the Irish Guards at Buckingham palace on St. Patrick's Day.

The Duchess of York inspects and presents a shamrock to the Irish Guards at Buckingham palace on St. Patrick’s Day.

Jessie Matthews, the versatile young actress who has made a name for herself in revues by Noel Coward.

Jessie Matthews, the versatile young actress who has made a name for herself in revues by Noel Coward.

American sprinters and Olympic champions Jackson Scholz, left, and Charles

American sprinters and Olympic champions Jackson Scholz, left, and Charles

Combat falls at Becher's Brook

Combat falls at Becher’s Brook

Soccer - Home International Championship - England v Scotland Aerial view of Wembley Stadium as the two teams line up for the presentations before the match Date: 31/03/1928

Soccer – Home International Championship – England v Scotland
Aerial view of Wembley Stadium as the two teams line up for the presentations before the match
Date: 31/03/1928

Australian pilot Bert Hinkler is greeted by his mother after arriving in Bundaberg in Australia. Date: 31/03/1928

Australian pilot Bert Hinkler is greeted by his mother after arriving in Bundaberg in Australia.
Date: 31/03/1928