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)

Jonas SalkJonas Salk (1914-1995)

American medical researcher and virologist who created the Polio vaccine, born in NYC, New York

  • 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? 108 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio