On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1912

Historical Events

  • Jackie Matthews takes 2 cricket hat-tricks same day Australia v South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Herman Johannes, Indonesian scientist and politician (d. 1992)
  • Leslie Monson, British High Commissioner to Zambia
  • Patrick White, Australian novelist and playwright (Happy Valley, Nobel Prize for Literature 1973), born in London, England (d. 1990)

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? 109 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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