On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • "Papa" John Creach, American blues violinist (Hot Tuna; Jefferson Airplane), born in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania (d. 1994)
  • Barry Commoner, biologist (Science & Survival), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Gerald Cash, Governor-General of the Bahamas, born in Nassau, Bahamas (d. 2003)
  • Marshall Reed, American actor (The Madmen of Mandoras, Mysterious Island), born in Englewood, Colorado (d. 1980)
1917 Highlights

About May 28, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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