On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • German troops occupy Benghazi Libya
  • Soviet troops under General Timoshenko's troops move into Ukraine
  • WW II Navy flier Don Mason sends message "Sighted sub sank same"

Famous Deaths

  • Pablo Luna, Spanish composer (De EspaƱa vengo), dies at 61