On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1940

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Recording

Glenn Miller records "Pennsylvania 6-5000"

Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer Glenn Miller
Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer
Glenn Miller
  • SS-Obersturmbannführer (lieutenant colonel) Rudolf Höss (not Hess, different Nazi) becomes commandant of concentration camp Auschwitz
1940 Highlights

About April 28, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus