On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1940

Historical Events

  • Radio Orange begins broadcasting from London
  • Yankee Charlie Keller hits 3 HRs to beat White Sox 10-9

Famous Birthdays

  • Phil Proctor, comedian (Firesign Theater)

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Ohlsson, Swedish composer, dies at 66
1940 Highlights

About July 28, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo