On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1900

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruno Apitz, German writer (Nackt unter W├Âlfen, born in Leipzig (d. 1979)
  • Jan Hendrik Oort, Dutch astronomer (hypothesized "Oort Cloud"), born in Franeker, Friesland (d. 1992)
  • Maurice Thorez, French politician and secretary-general (French Communist Party), born in Noyelles-Godault, Pas-de-Calais, France (d. 1964)
1900 Highlights

About April 28, 1900

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus