On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1944

Famous Birthdays

  • Adriaan T "Ad" Zuiderent, poet/critic (On the Droge)
  • Billy Vera, American rock singer-songwriter (Billy & The Beaters - "At This Moment"; "Into the Night"), born in Riverside, California
  • 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

Rudy 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


Famous Deaths

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

About May 28, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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