On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1889

Famous Birthdays

  • António de Oliveira Salazar, Dictator of Portugal (1932-68) who founded and controlled the Estado Novo (New State), born in Vimieiro, Santa Comba Dão, Portugal (d. 1970)
  • Bryant Washburn, American actor (Exposure, Millionaire Kid, Nabonga), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1963)
  • Karel Doorman, Dutch rear admiral (Java Sea), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1942)
1889 Highlights

About April 28, 1889

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus