On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1944

Famous Birthdays

  • Adriaan T "Ad" Zuiderent, poet/critic (On the Droge)
  • Billy Vera, musician (& Beaters-At This Moment, Into the Night)
  • Faith Brown, British actress and impressionist
  • Gary Stewart, American country singer (She's Actin' Single), born in Jenkins, Kentucky (d. 2003)
  • Gladys Knight, American singer known as the Empress of Soul (The Pips, Midnight Train to Georgia), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Patricia Quinn, Lady Stephens, Northern-Irish actress, voice artist and singer (The Rocky Horror Picture Show), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland

Person of interestRudy Giuliani

Rudy Giuliani, American Mayor of New York City (Republican: 1994-2001) at the time of the September 11 attacks, born in NYC, New York

Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani
Mayor of New York City
Rudy Giuliani

Famous Deaths

  • Katri Vala, Finnish poet, dies at 42
1944 Highlights

About May 28, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini