On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 2016

Historical Events

  • Earliest evidence of cancer found in 1.7 million-year-old toe fossil from Swartkrans Cave, South Africa, published in "South African Journal of Science"

Famous Deaths

  • Mahasweta Devi, Indian Bengali writer and activist, dies at 90
2016 Highlights

About July 28, 2016

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 4 years and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo