On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Roger Sessions, American Pulitzer Prize winning composer (Concerto for Orchestra; The Black Maskers), musicologist, and educator (Princeton, 1936-45, 53-65; Berkeley, 1945-53), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1985)
1896 Highlights

About December 28, 1896

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 125 years and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn