On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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