On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1944

Historical Events

  • 683 British bombers attack Berlin
  • Leonard Bernstein's "Jeremiah" premieres in Pittsburgh
  • U-271 & U-571 sunk off Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnold Mühren, Dutch pop bassist/singer (The Cats - "One Way Wind"), born in Volendam, Holland
  • James Cran, British MP
  • John Edmonds, British trade unionist
  • John Tavener, British composer (The Whale), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • Marty Fried, American rock drummer (The Cyrkle - "Red Rubber Ball"), born in Wayside, New Jersey
1944 Highlights

About January 28, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius