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 Muhren, Dutch pop bassist/singer (The Cats-Sailin' Home)
  • James Cran, British MP
  • John Edmonds, British trade unionist
  • John Tavener, British composer (The Whale), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • Martin Fried, rocker (Cyrkle-Red Rubber Ball)
1944 Highlights

About January 28, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 8 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius