On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 1917

Historical Events

  • Potato entrepreneurs begins in Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • Willem "Wim" Sonneveld, Dutch singer considered one of the 'Great Three' of Dutch cabaret (My Fair Lady), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1974)
1917 Highlights

About June 28, 1917

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer