On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1919

Historical Events

  • General John Smuts becomes premier of South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernest Harold Martin [Markowitz], American Broadway producer (Feuer & Martin-Chorus Line), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1995)
1919 Highlights

About August 28, 1919

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Virgo