On This Day

What Happened on March 28, 1910

Historical Events

  • 1st seaplane takes off from water at Martinques France (Henri Fabre)

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick Baldwin Adams Jr., American librarian and director of the Pierpont Morgan Library, born in Greenwich, Connecticut (d. 2001)
  • Ingrid, Queen Mother of Denmark, Wife of King Frederik IX, ruler of Denmark (1947-72), born in Stockholm Palace, Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2000)
  • James "Jimmie" Dodd, American actor (Thundering Trails, Riders of the Rio Grande), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1964)

Famous Deaths

  • David Josiah Brewer, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1837)
  • Édouard Colonne, French violinist and conductor, dies at 71
  • William Paul Roberts, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 68
1910 Highlights

About March 28, 1910

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries