On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1917

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Silent Parade organised by James Weldon Johnson of 10,000 African-Americans who march on 5th Ave in NYC to protest against lynching

Writer and Civil Rights Activist James Weldon Johnson
Writer and Civil Rights Activist
James Weldon Johnson

1917 Highlights

About July 28, 1917

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo