What Happened on March 28, 1941

Historical Events

  • Sea battle at Cape Matapan: British fleet under Cunningham defeats Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Alf Clausen, American orchestra leader and film and television score composer (Donny & Marie; The Simpsons; ALF), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Charles Ray "Charlie" McCoy, American Grammy-winning session musician and harmonica player (Hee Haw), born in Oak Hill, West Virginia
  • Jim Turner, American football placekicker (Super Bowl 1969; Pro Bowl 1968, 69 NY Jets; Denver Broncos), born in Martinez, California
Born in 1941

Famous Deaths

  • Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara, Indian Police Commissioner (b. 1877)

Virginia WoolfVirginia Woolf (1882-1941)

British author (Jacob's Room, To the Lighthouse), commits suicide at 59

1941 Highlights

About March 28, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries