On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1944

Historical Events

Historic Event

Adolf Hitler routes 4 division of South France to Normandy

  • US 8th Army corp occupies Coutances France

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby King, American session and touring soul singer (Bobby & Terry; Ry Cooder; Bruce Springsteen; Boz Scaggs), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • Daniel Morelon, French speed skater (Olympic gold 1968, 72), born in Bourg-en-Bresse, France
1944 Highlights

About July 28, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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