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1928 in

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Timeline for 1928
20th century | 1920s

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On 27 July 1928, the Fifth Doctor, Tegan Jovanka and Turlough met Edward Grainger near Mount Lishan in China. The Doctor mentioned several other events that took place on this date: Mickey Mouse's first appearance, women receiving the vote and Tich Freeman's accomplishment in cricket. (PROSE: Falling from Xi'an)

Temporal Mechanics published the first formulation of the Blinovitch Limitation Effect. (PROSE: Timewyrm: Revelation)

Ernest Hemingway settled in Key West. The Seventh Doctor tried to take Ace and Bernice Summerfield to Key West at some later moment to have drinks with "Ernie," but ended up in Haiti in 1915 instead. (PROSE: White Darkness)

Goronwy set down some hibiscus blossom. (TV: Delta and the Bannermen)

The leaders of (from left) the Frines, Costerdane, and Ablemarch families make a deal over Jack Harkness. (TV: Immortal Sins)

Angelo Colasanto was released from prison and was shocked to see Jack Harkness alive. He stabbed him, believing him to be the Devil. Eventually Jack was locked away at a butcher's shop, where more witnesses of his miraculous recovery called him the Devil and tried to kill him. Eventually, Angelo released Jack, wanting to accompany him to Los Angeles but Jack left, leaving his old life behind once more. (TV: Immortal Sins)

Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin. (AUDIO: The Sirens of Time)

James Stevens' mother was born in New Zealand. (PROSE: Who Killed Kennedy)

The Eighth Doctor landed in Crickhowell, Wales, tracking a Velderon distress signal. (PROSE: Far from Home)

While in a bubble prison, Iris Wildthyme imagined attending a party in London. (AUDIO: Whatever Happened to Iris Wildthyme?)

The Fifth Doctor owned a 1928 edition of Wisden Almanack. (AUDIO: Phantasmagoria)