On This Day

What Happened on March 28, 1941

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Alf Clausen, orchestra leader (Mary, Simpsons), 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 player, born in Martinez, California

Famous Deaths

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

Person of interestVirginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf-Stephen [Adeline], British writer (To Lighthouse), dies from suicide at 59

1941 Highlights

About March 28, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries