On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1914

Historical Events

  • German forces move into Antwerp Belgium (WWI)

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold Taylor, Canadian educator (Art & the Future)
  • Jim Boyd, American country and western musician (Men of the West) (d. 1993)
  • Lord Abinger [James Richard Scarlett], Datchet, Berkshire, English Conservative peer, campaigned for reform of the ancient law on treasure trove
  • Maria Franziska von Trapp, Austrian-born American singer, born in Zell am See, Salzburg, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 2014)

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Warren Sears, US businessman (Sears, Roebuck and Company), dies at 50
  • Stevan Mokranjac [Stojanovi─ç], Serbian cellist, educator and composer of choral music (Garlands), dies at 58
  • ├×orsteinn Erlingsson, Icelandic poet (Pyrnar), dies at 56
1914 Highlights

About September 28, 1914

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra