1928 Huey P. Long becomes governor of Louisiana.
1928 Leon Trotsky is condemned to internal exile.
1928 April 13 Hitler attempts to "clarify" the NSDAP program.
1928 April 13 Frank Kellogg, U.S. Secretary of State, prepares a plan to outlaw war as an instrument of national policy. (Freedman)
1928 April 21 Aristide Bertrand, for the French government, outlines his proposal for the renunciation of war.
1928 May 20 General elections in Germany give the Nazi Party 3 percent of the vote. (Eyes)
1928 Summer ONT meetings at the priory of Marienkamp in Hungary record the investitures of Georg Hauerstein, Jr. and Friedrich Schwickert, an astrologer and onetime List Society member, as Presbyters. (Roots)
1928 August 27 The Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact is signed in Paris. Its signatories renounces aggressive war, and war as an instrument of national policy, but no sanctions are provided for violations.
1928 September 6 The Soviet Union concurs with the Kellogg-Briand Pact.
1928 October 1 The first Five Year Plan for economic reform begins in the Soviet Union.
1928 November 6 Herbert Hoover is elected President of the U.S. with 21,392,190 votes to Al Smith's 15,016,443.
1928 November 25 Communist demonstrations break out in Bucharest.
1928 December Monsignor Ludwig Kaas, a German, Catholic priest and former professor of canon law at Trier, is elected Chairman of the Catholic Center Party.
1928 December 28 Theodor Eicke joins the Nazi party and enlists in the SA. Eicke works as a security guard for I.G. Farben.
1928 Harriman and Company becomes the chief organizer of a huge engineering program that will modernize Soviet heavy Industry. Harriman furnishes securities for all the Soviet purchases in the United States and collects generous commissions for his services.
1928 Henry Ford merges his German assets with those of I.G. Farben. (Sutton)
1928 Pope Pius XI dissolves the missionary society "The Friends of Israel" (Amici Israel), and issues a condemnation of antisemitism. (Lewy)
1928 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly in an airplane across the Atlantic Ocean, west to east.
1928 Joseph Goebbels is elected to the Reichstag as a deputy for Berlin.
1928 Chiang Kai-shek captures Peking and the Kuomin-tang government is established in China.
1928 Stalin, who has driven the leftist opposition from most party posts, now, whether for political or economic reasons, adopts a number of leftist programs such as agricultural collectivization and rapidindustrialization. He then smashes the party's right, led by the popular Nikolai Bukharin, for opposing measures that he himself had recently attacked.
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