What Happened on August 28, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Last German troops in Marseille surrendered & Toulon cleared
  • US air raid on Ambon Island, Dutch East Indies

Famous Birthdays

  • Marianne Heemskerk, Dutch swimmer
  • Melvin Dummar, American claimant to the Howard Hughes estate

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Thalmann, German communist, dies in Buchenwald