What Happened on July 28, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini resigns

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Operation Gomorrah: RAF bombing over Hamburg causes a firestorm that kills 42,600 German civilians

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President FDR announces end of coffee rationing in US

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBill Bradley

Bill Bradley, American basketball player (NY Knicks) and Democratic US Senator (1979-97), born in Crystal City, Missouri

Basketball Player/US Senator Bill Bradley
Basketball Player/US Senator
Bill Bradley
  • Lawrence Elkins, football player FL (Houston Oilers)
  • Mike Bloomfield, American blues guitarist/singer (Analine), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1981)
  • Richard Wright, English singer-songwriter (Pink Floyd-Time, Echoes), born in Hatch End, Middlesex (d. 2008)