On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Anti-German demonstrations/strikes in Czechoslovakia
  • Spitfire shoots German Heinkel-111 down above Scotland

Famous Birthdays

  • Jane Alexander, American actress (Betsy, Kramer vs Kramer), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Miroslav Cerar, Yugoslav gymnast (Olypmics gold 1964, 68), born in Ljubljana, Kingdom of Yugoslavia

Famous Deaths

  • Alice Brady, American actress (My Man Godfrey, Gay Divorcee), dies at 46