1928 in Wales
This article is about the particular significance of the year 1928 to
Walesand its people.
Prince of Wales- Edward, Prince of Wales, son of King George V of the United Kingdom
Princess of Wales- "vacant"
Archbishop of Wales- Alfred George Edwards
Archdruidof the National Eisteddfod of Wales- Pedrog
18 June- Amelia Earhartlands near Burry Port, becoming the first woman passenger to fly the Atlantic.
*December - Rapallo House,
Llandudno, is handed over to the local council to be used as a museum, as a bequest from Francis Edouard Chardon.
*Dr John Williams establishes a hospital at Durtlang in the
Khasia Hillsof India.
Campaign for the Protection of Rural Walesis founded by Clough Williams-Ellis.
*The community of Benedictine monks leaves
Caldey Islandfor Prinknash Abbey. They are replaced at Caldey by a Cistercian order.
Douglas Cochrane, 12th Earl of Dundonald, buys Gwrych Castlefor £78,000.
Arts and literature
William Llewellynis the first Welshman to become President of the Royal Academy of Arts.
Eric Gillleaves Capel-y-ffin.
National Eisteddfod of Wales(held in Treorchy)
*National Eisteddfod of Wales: Chair - "withheld"
*National Eisteddfod of Wales: Crown -
Dorothy Edwards- "Winter Sonata"
Moelona- "Breuddwydion Myfanwy"
T. H. Parry-Williams- "Ysgrifau"
Iorwerth Peate- "Y Cawg Aur"
*Richard Thomas - "David Williams, y Piwritan"
Hilda Vaughan- "The Invader: a tale of adventure and passion"
*David Evans - Incidental music for "Alcestis" (unpublished)
Badminton- The Welsh Badminton Unionis formed.
Yachting- The North Wales Cruising Club is formed.
1 February- Sam Edwards, physicist
6 March- Glyn Owen, actor (d. 2004)
9 June- R. Geraint Gruffydd, academic and theologian
26 July- Bernice Rubens, novelist (d. 2004)
*"date unknown" -
Dafydd Orwig, educationist (d. 1996)
May 13- David John Thomas (Afan), composer and conductor
May 19- Arthur Charles Fox-Davies, heraldry expert (of Welsh descent)
May 23- Henry Seymour Berry, 1st Baron Buckland, industrialist (born
August 30- Hugh Evan-Thomas, admiral
December 3- Isaac Hughes(Craigfryn), poet and novelist
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