On This Day

What Happened on February 3, 1928

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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')

Paleoanthropologist Davidson Black
Davidson Black

Famous Birthdays

  • C V Gadkari, cricketer (Indian batsman in 6 Tests 1953-55)
1928 Highlights

About February 3, 1928

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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