*The Silent Generation* is compromised of people who were 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 now.
Why do we call the last one generation Y? I didn't know, but a cartoonist explains it eloquently below...Learned something new today.