1928 in Wales

This article is about the particular significance of the year 1928 to Wales and its people.

Incumbents

*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
*Archdruid of the National Eisteddfod of Wales - Pedrog

Events

*18 June - Amelia Earhart lands 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 Hills of India.
*The Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales is founded by Clough Williams-Ellis.
*The community of Benedictine monks leaves Caldey Island for Prinknash Abbey. They are replaced at Caldey by a Cistercian order.
*Douglas Cochrane, 12th Earl of Dundonald, buys Gwrych Castle for £78,000.

Arts and literature

*Sir William Llewellyn is the first Welshman to become President of the Royal Academy of Arts.
*Eric Gill leaves Capel-y-ffin.

Awards

*National Eisteddfod of Wales (held in Treorchy)

*National Eisteddfod of Wales: Chair - "withheld"
*National Eisteddfod of Wales: Crown - Caradog Prichard

New books

*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"

Music

*David Evans - Incidental music for "Alcestis" (unpublished)

Film

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Broadcasting

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port

*Badminton - The Welsh Badminton Union is formed.
*Yachting - The North Wales Cruising Club is formed.

Births

*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)

Deaths

*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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