What Happened on August 28, 1943

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Benito Mussolini transferred from La Maddalena Sardinia to Gran Sasso

  • Denmark declares a universal strike against Nazi occupiers

Famous Birthdays

  • (Ann) "Honey" Lantree, British rock drummer (The Honeycombs), born in Hayes, Middlesex, England (d. 2018)
  • David Soul [Solberg], American-British actor (Starsky & Hutch) and singer (Don't Give Up On Us), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Lou Piniella, American baseball outfielder (1969 AL rookie of the year TEST) and manager (NY Yankees, Seattle Mariners), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Surayud Chulanont, 24th Prime Minister of Thailand (2006-08), born in Prachinburi, Thailand
Born in 1943

Famous Deaths

Boris IIIBoris III (1894-1943)

Tsar of Bulgaria (1918-43), dies of heart failure at 49; likely caused by poisoning but by whom remains a mystery

About August 28, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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