On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1943

Historical Events

  • 1st performance of Marc Blitzstein's "Freedom Morning"
  • German-Italian counter offensive in North Africa
  • US 34th Division occupies Djebel el Hara, North Tunisia

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacques Dutronc, French singer (Il est cinq heures, Paris s'√©veille), born in Paris
  • John Oliver Creighton, NASA astronaut (STS 51G, 36, 48), born in Orange, Texas
  • The Fantastic Johnny C [Johnny Corley], American singer (Boogaloo down Broadway), born in Greenwood, South Carolina
1943 Highlights

About April 28, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus