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
1942 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Davis, American ten-pin bowler (PBA Tournament of Champions 1968, 75; PBA National C'ship 1965, 67), born in Hackensack, New Jersey (d. 2022)
  • Mike Brearley, English cricketer (outstanding England captain 1977-81), born in Harrow, Middlesex, England
Born in 1942

About April 28, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus