On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 1909

Historical Events

  • 1st French air show, Concours d'Avation opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnold Shaw, American writer on popular music and composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1989)
  • Eric Ambler, suspense writer (Epitaph for a Spy), born in London, England
  • French van Immerseel, Belgian graphic artist, born in Borsbeek, Antwerp

Famous Deaths

  • Israel Durham, Phillies president dies
1909 Highlights

About June 28, 1909

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer