On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1917

Historical Events

  • Ten suffragists arrested as they picket the White House

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJack Kirby

Jack Kirby, American cartoonist (X-Men, Spider-Man, Hulk, Capt America), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)

Comic Book Artist and Writer Jack Kirby
Comic Book Artist and Writer
Jack Kirby

1917 Highlights

About August 28, 1917

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo