On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 1926

Historical Events

  • Mercedes Benz forms when the world's oldest automobile manufacturers DMG and Benz & Cie merge

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestMel Brooks

Mel Brooks [Melvin Kaminsky], American actor, comedian and director (Get Smart, Blazing Saddles, Spaceballs), born in NYC, New York

Actor & Director Mel Brooks
Actor & Director
Mel Brooks
  • Robert Ledley, American scientist (invented the CT scanner), born in Queens, New York (d. 2012)
  • Robert Shelton [Shapiro], music and film critic, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1995)
1926 Highlights

About June 28, 1926

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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