On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1942

Historical Events

  • "WW II" titled so, as result of Gallup Poll
  • German Luftwaffe estimated to have flown over 11 thousand sorties against Malta since 20th March
  • Nightly "dim-out" begins along US East Coast

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Brearley, English cricketer (outstanding England captain 1977-81), born in Harrow, Middlesex, England
1942 Highlights

About April 28, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus