What Happened on February 3, 1928

Historical Events

Discovery of Homo Erectus

Paleoanthropologist Davidson Black reports his findings on the ancient human fossils found at Zhoukoudian, China in the journal Nature and declares them to be a new species he names 'Sinanthropus pekinensis' (now known as 'Homo erectus')

Famous Birthdays

  • C V Gadkari, Indian cricket batsman 6 Tests, 1 x 50; Maharashtra, Services), born in Pune, India (d. 1998)
Born in 1928
1928 Highlights

About February 3, 1928

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius