On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1942

Historical Events

  • Luftwaffe bombs Stalingrad
  • NY Americans NHL team folded

Famous Birthdays

  • Grant Jackson, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1969; World Series 1979; Philadelphia Phillies; Baltimore Orioles; Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Fostoria, Ohio (d. 2021)
  • Marshall Bell, American actor
  • Pierre Clémenti, French actor (d. 1999)
  • Tim Maia, Brazilian Singer (d. 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Eva Thatcher, American actress, dies at 80
1942 Highlights

About September 28, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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