On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • Nelly Adamson Landry, French tennis player (French C'ships 1948), born in Bruges, Belgium (d. 2010)
  • Noel Johnson, British actor (Frenzy, Frightmare, Royal Flash)

Famous Deaths

  • Eduard Strauss, Austrian composer (318 dances), dies at 81
1916 Highlights

About December 28, 1916

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 105 years and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn