On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Efford, British jazz and session baritone saxophonist and reed player, born in London (d. 2019)

Person of interestJames Watson

James Watson, American molecular biologist, geneticist and zoologist (co-discovered structure of DNA), born in Chicago, Illinois

Molecular Biologist James Watson
Molecular Biologist
James Watson
  • Will Gaines, American-British tap dancer, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2014)
1928 Highlights

About April 6, 1928

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries