On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1907

Historical Events

  • United Parcel Service is founded by James E. Casey in Seattle, Washington.
  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Newport, RI: William Larned beats Robert LeRoy 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 for his third US singles title

Famous Birthdays

  • Phil Edwards, Canadian-Guyanese runner (Olympic bronze 1928, 32, 36), born in Georgetown, Guyana (d. 1971)
1907 Highlights

About August 28, 1907

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Virgo