What Happened on May 28, 1912

Historical Events

  • Australian cricket spin bowler Jimmy Matthews takes 2 hat-tricks on same day in Triangular Tournament v South Africa at Old Trafford (3/16, 3/38); only player to achieve the feat

Famous Birthdays

  • Herman Johannes, Indonesian scientist and politician (d. 1992)
  • Patrick White, Australian novelist and playwright (Happy Valley, Nobel Prize for Literature 1973), born in London, England (d. 1990)
Born in 1912

Famous Deaths

  • Paul-Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran, French scientist, dies at 74
1912 Highlights

About May 28, 1912

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 111 years and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini