On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Joop Waasdorp, Dutch writer (Naked Life), born in Amsterdam (d. 1988)
  • Robert Anderson, American writer (Tea & Sympathy, I Never Sang for My Father), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2009)
  • Robert Cornthwaite, American actor (Thing, War of the Worlds, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?), born in St. Helens, Oregon (d. 2006)
1917 Highlights

About April 28, 1917

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus