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1928 January


January 7th
In 1928, Stalin has a talk with S. M. Kirov. Secretary of the Leningrad Regional Committee, CPSU(B).
January 10th
In 1928, the Soviet Union ordered the exile of Leon Trotsky.
Stalin has a talk with the Chairman of the Tver Cotton Textile Trust on questions of the rationalization of production.
January 11th
In 1928, Stalin has a talk with representatives of Party and Soviet organs of the Bryansk Gubernia on the work of industry and on collective agreements.
January 13th
In 1928, Stalin has a talk with representatives of the Union of Agricultural Cooperatives, Khlebotsentr, Khleboprodukt and the People's Commissariat of Trade of the USSR.
January 15th
In 1928, Stalin leaves for Siberia in connection with the unsatisfactory state of the grain procurements in that territory.
January 18th
In 1928, Stalin attends a meeting in Novosibirsk of the Bureau of the Siberian Territorial Committee of the CPSU(B) together with representatives of the grain procurement organizations.
January 22nd
In 1928, Stalin conducts a conference in Barnaul of the active of the Barnaul organization of the CPSU(B) together with representatives of the Biisk and Rublsovsk okrug Party organizations on the fulfillment of the grain procurement plan.
January 23rd
In 1928, At a meeting of the Bureau of the Rubtsovsk Okrug Committee of the CPSU(), J. V. Stalin speaks on the progress of grain procurements in the area.
January 27th and 28th
In 1928, Stalin takes part in a discussion on grain procurements at, meetings of the Bureau of the Omsk Okrug Committee, CPSU(B).

1928 February


February 6th
In 1928, Stalin arrives back in Moscow from Siberia.
February 9-25th
In 1928, Stalin takes part in the work of the Ninth Plenum of the Executive Committee of the Comintern.
February 10th
In 1928, Stalin has a talk with A. A. Zhdanov, Secretary of the Nizhni-Novgorod Gubernia Committee, CPSU(B).
February 13th
In 1928, Stalin writes a letter to all organizations of the C.F.S.U.(B) on "First Results of the Procurement Campaign and the Further Tasks of the Party."
February 23rd
In 1928, J. V. Stalin's greetings to the Red Army on its tenth anniversary are published in Krasnaya Zvezda, No. 46.
February 25th
In 1928, Stalin speaks on "Three Distinctive Features of the Red Army" at a plenum of the Moscow Soviet held in celebration of the tenth anniversary of the Red Army.
February 26th
In 1928, Stalin attends a parade of troops of the Moscow Garrison and a demonstration of the working people on the Red Square, Moscow, arranged in honour of the tenth anniversary of the Red Army.
Stalin visits an exhibition of the Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia dedicated to the tenth anniversary of the Red Army.

1928 March


March 13th
In 1928, more than 400 people died when the San Francisquito Valley in California was inundated with water after the St. Francis Dam burst.
March 21st
In 1928, Stalin has a talk with members of the staffs of the newspaper Pravda and the magazine Bolshevik.
Stalin has a talk with the Secretary of the Omsk Okrug Committee of the CPSU(B) on grain procurements.
March 28th
In 1928, Stalin has a talk with representatives of the Stalingrad Gubernia Committee of the C.P.S.U (B) and of the Gubernia Executive Committee on reorganisation of administrative districts.

1928 April


April 6-11th
In 1928, Stalin directs the work of a joint plenum of the C.C. and C.C.C., CPSU().
April 10th
In 1928, Stalin speaks at the joint plenum of the C.C. and CC.C., CPSU(B) on the report of the commission set up by the Political Bureau of the C.C. to recommend practical measures to eliminate the shortcomings revealed by the Shakhty affair. The plenum elects J. V. Stalin to the commission appointed to prepare the final draft of the resolution on this question.
April 13th
In 1928, Slalin delivers a report to a meeting of the active of the Moscow organization of the CPSU(B) on The Work of the April Joint Plenum of the Central Committee and Central Control Commission.
April 30th
In 1928, Stalin writes a message of greetings to the workers of Kostroma in connection with the unveiling of a monument to V. I. Lenin in Kostroma on May 1, 1928.

1928 May


May 1st
In 1928, Stalin attends the May Day parade of troops of the Moscow Garrison and the demon-stration of the working people on the Red Square, Moscow.
May 9th
In 1928, Stalin receives a delegation of students of the Sverdlov Communist. University.
Stalin has a talk with the head of the Chief Metal Board of the Supreme Council of National Economy of the USSR on reconstruction of the metal industry.
May 16th
In 1928, Stalin delivers a speech at the Eighth Congress of the All-Union Leninist Young Communist League
May 19th
In 1928, "Firedamp" explodes in Mather Pa coal mine killing 195 of 273 miners.
May 26th
In 1928, J. V. Stalin writes a message of greetings to Komsomolskaya Pravda in connection with the newspaper's third anniversary. The greetings are published in Komsornolskaya Pravda, No. 122, May 27, 1928.
May 27th
In 1928, J. V. Stalin's greetings to the Sverdlov Communist University on its tenth anniversary are published in Pruvda, No. 122.
May 28th
In 1928, Stalin attends a meeting in the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow, in celebration of the tenth anniversary of the Sverdlov Communist University.
Stalin has a talk with students of the Institute of Red Professors, the Communist Academy and the Sverdlov Communist University about the situation on the grain front.
May 30th
In 1928, Stalin receives the Secretaries of the Tula, Smolensk, Yaroslavl and Vladimir Gubernia Committees, CPSU().

1928 June


June 8th
In 1928, Stalin writes a letter to the Party affairs study circle at the Communist Academy on Slepkov's theses on self-criticism.
June 12th
In 1928, J. V. Stalin writes an article "Lenin and the Question of the Alliance with the Middle Peasant. Reply to Comrade S." The article was published in Pravda, No. 152, July 3, 1928.
June 20th
In 1928, J. V. Stalin writes a letter "To the Members of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee. Reply lo Frumkin. (With Reference to Frumkin's Letter of June 15, 1928.)"
June 26th
In 1928, J. V. Stalin's article "Against Vulgarising the Slogan of Self-Criticism" is published in Pravda, No. 146.

1928 July


July 4-12th
In 1928, Stalin directs the work of a plenum of the C.C., CPSU(B).
July 5th
In 1928, Stalin delivers a speech on "The Programme of the Cominlern" at the plenum of the C.C., CPSU(B).
July 6th
In 1928, Worlds largest hailstone 1 1/2 lbs (17') falls in Potter Nebraska.
July 9th
In 1928, Stalin delivers a speech on "Industrialization and the Grain Problem" at the plenum of the C.C., CPSU(B).
July 11th
In 1928, Stalin delivers a speech "On the Bond between the Workers and Peasants and on State Farms" at the plenum of the C.C., CPSU(B).
July 13th
In 1928, Stalin delivers a report on Results of the July Plenum of the C.C., CPSU(B) at a meeting of the active of the Leningrad organization of the CPSU(B).
July 15th
In 1928, J. V. Stalin's message "To the Leningrad Osoaviakhim" in connection with Defense Week is published in Krasnaya Gazeta (Leningrad), No. 163.
July 17th
In 1928, The Sixth Congress of the Comintern elects J. V. Stalin to the Presidium of the congress.
Stalin takes part in a meeting of the CPSU(B) delegation to the Sixth Congress of the Comintern and is elected to the delegation's bureau.
July 19th
In 1928, Stalin is elected to the commission set up by the Sixth Congress of the Comintern to draft the Comintern Programme.
July 30th
In 1928, Stalin is elected to the Political Commission set up by the Sixth Congress of the Comintern to draft theses on the international situation and the tasks of the Communist International.

1928 August


August 27th
In 1928, the Kellogg-Briand Pact was signed by 60 nati ons in Paris, outlawing war and providing for the peaceful settlement of disputes.
In 1928, 16 die in a NYC subway's 2nd worst accident.
August 31st
In 1928, Stalin writes a letter to V. V. Kuibyshev.

1928 September


September 1st
In 1928, The Sixth Congress of the Comintern elects J. V. Stalin a member of the Executive Committee of the Cominlern.
September 3rd
In 1928, A plenum of the E.C.C.I. elects J. V. Stalin a member of its Presidium.
September 6th
In 1928, thru Sept. 20, hurricane in Southern Florida: 1,836 died and 1,870 injured.
September 16th
In 1928, Hurricane hits West Palm Beach-Lake Okeechobee Florida; 3,000 die.

1928 October


October 6th
In 1928, Pravda, No. 235, publishes the obituary notice, "To the Memory of Comrade I. I. Skvorlsov-Stepanov." written by J. V. Slalin.
October 12th
In 1928, Stalin attends the funeral of I.I. Skvorlsov-Stepanov.
October 19th
In 1928, Stalin delivers a speech on "The Right Danger in the CPSU(B)" at a plenum of the Moscow Committee and Moscow Control Commission of the CPSU(B).
October 27th
In 1928, J. V. Stalin writes a "Reply to Comrade Sh."
Stalin receives the Chairman of the Central Committee of the Railwaymen's Union.
October 28th
In 1928, J. V. Stalin's message of greetings "To the Leninist Young Communist League" on the occasion of its tenth anniversary is published in Pravda, No. 252.
October 30th
In 1928, Stalin receives representatives of the Central Students Bureau of the All-Union Central Council of Trade Unions.

1928 November


November 6th
In 1928, Stalin attends a meeting of the Moscow Soviet in celebration of the eleventh anniver-sary of the Great October Socialist Revolution.
November 7th
In 1928, Stalin attends the parade of troops of the Moscow Garrison and the demonstration of the working people on. the Red Square, Moscow.
November 16-24th
In 1928, Stalin directs the work of a plenum of the C.C., CPSU(B).
November 16th
In 1928, Hitler spricht nach Aufhebung des Redeverbots fur Preu?en im Berliner Sportpalast.
November 17th
In 1928, J. V. Stalin's message of greetings "On the Tenth Anniversary of the First Congress of Working Women and Peasant Women" is published in Pravda, No. 267.
November 19th
In 1928, Stalin delivers a speech on Industrialization of the Country and the Right Deviation in the CPSU(B) at a plenum of the C.C., CPSU(B).
November 20th
In 1928, Stalin is elected to the commission set up by the plenum of the C.C., CPSU(B) to draft the resolution on the control figures of the national economy of the USSR for 1928 -29.
November 25th
In 1928, J. V. Stalin's letter to the workers of the "Katushka" and Yartsevo factories, Smolensk Gubernia, in connection with the organization of emulation for the exemplary carrying out of the elections to the Soviets is published in Pravda, No. 274.
November 26th
In 1928, Stalin receives the secretaries of the district. committees of the Moscow city organization of the CPSU(B).
November 27th
In 1928, Stalin receives leading Y.C.L. officials.
November 29th
In 1928, J. V. Stalin writes a message of greetings to the workers of the Krasny Profintern Factory (Bezhitsa) in connection with the campaign for the elections to the Soviets. The greetings are published in Pravda, No. 278, November 30, 1928.

1928 December


December 4th
In 1928, Stalin has a talk with a delegation of worker and peasant correspondents.
December 9th
In 1928, J. V. Stalin's greetings to the Frunze Military Academy on its tenth anniversary are published in Pravda, No. 286.
December 11th
In 1928, police in Buenos Aires, Argentina, thwarted an attempt on the life of President-elect Herbert Hoover.
December 12th
In 1928, Stalin has a talk with members of the staff of Izvestia.
December 19th
In 1928, Stalin delivers a speech on The Right Danger in the German Communist Party at a sitting of the Presidium of the E.C.C.I.
Stalin has a talk with leading officials of the Komi Region on the reorganization of administrative districts.
December 28th
In 1928, Stalin writes a "Reply to Kushtysev."


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