What Happened on December 28, 1942

Historical Events

  • Oberkommando Wehrmacht orders strategist flight out of Kaukasus
  • Robert Sullivan becomes 1st pilot to fly Atlantic 100 times

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Schwartzberg, American pop, jazz, rock, and funk session and touring drummer (Mountain, James Brown, Gloria Gaynor, Peter Gabriel, Yoko Ono, Brecker Brothers), and bandleader (Geraldo Rivera's Goodnight America), born in New York City
  • Paul Horowitz, American physicist, META project (Sloan Award 1971-3), born in NYC, New York
Born in 1942

Famous Divorces

Janet Leigh

American actress Janet Leigh (15) granted annulment of 4 month marriage to childhood sweetheart John Kenneth Carlisle (18)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Flatow, German gymnast (Olympic gold 1896), dies at 73

About December 28, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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