On This Day

What Happened on March 28, 1943

Famous Birthdays

  • Conchata Ferrell, American actress (LA Law, Two and a Half Men), born in Loudendale, West Virginia (d. 2020)
  • Mike Newell, English director and producer (Bad Blood, Awakening, Amazing Grace & Chuck), born in St. Albans, Hertfordshire
  • Richard Eyre, English film, theatre, television and opera director (National Theatre), born in Barnstaple, Devon, England

Famous Deaths

  • Sergei Rachmaninoff, Russian-American piano virtuoso, conductor, and composer (Aleko; Piano Concerto No. 3), dies at 69
1943 Highlights

About March 28, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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