On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1914

Historical Events

  • German battle cruiser Goeben enters Black Sea
  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, founded at Howard University, incorporates

Famous Birthdays

  • Glenn Robert Davis, American politician, born in Vernon, Wisconsin (d. 1988)

Person of interestJonas Salk

Jonas Salk, American medical scientist (created the polio vaccine), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)

Medical Researcher and Virologist Jonas Salk
Medical Researcher and Virologist
Jonas Salk
  • Richard Laurence Millington Synge, British biochemist (Nobel 1952), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Heuberger, composer, dies at 64
1914 Highlights

About October 28, 1914

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio