The Silent Generation are people born before 1946.
The Baby Boomers are people born between 1946 and 1959.
Generation X are people born between 1960 and 1979.
Generation Y are people born between 1980 and 1995.
Why do we call the last one generation Y?
I did not know, but a cartoonist explains it eloquently below... So, I learned something new today!
Have a great day!
PS: The secret to happiness is a good sense of humour and a bad memory.