On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1942

Historical Events

  • 6th day battle at El Alamein: British offensive under Montgomery
  • Train crashes into bus, killing 16 & injuring 20 (Detroit Michigan)

Famous Birthdays

  • Kees Verkerk, Dutch skater World Champion (1967)/(Olympic gold 1968), born in Maasdam, Netherlands
1942 Highlights

About October 28, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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