On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerald McArthur, British Scotland Yard detective who caught the Great Train Robbers (d. 1996)
  • Walker Percy, writer (Adventures of a Bad Catholic), born in Birmingham, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Ivan Franko, Ukrainian writer and political activist, dies at 59
1916 Highlights

About May 28, 1916

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini