What Happened on March 28, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • -29] 234 RAF bombers attack Lubeck
  • 4th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Stanford beats Dartmouth 53-38
  • British naval forces raid Nazi occupied French port of St Nazaire

Famous Birthdays

  • Conrad Schumann, East German border guard (d. 1998)
  • Daniel Dennett, American philosopher
  • Neil Kinnock, Tredegar, Wales, leader of the British opposition (Labour Party)
  • Samuel Ramey, Colby Kansas, American operatic bass (La Scala)

Famous Deaths

  • Herman A van Karnebeek, Dutch foreign minister (1918-27), dies at 67
  • Miguel Hernadez Gilabert, Spanish poet (Viento del Pueblo), dies at 31