On This Day

What Happened on November 28, 1944

Historical Events

  • 1st allied ship sails into Schelde Antwerp
  • 400 Rotterdammers attack coal warehouse
  • Hal Newhouser is named AL MVP
  • In reprisal 40 Dutch men are executed by Nazis
  • US 121st Infantry regiment occupies Hurtgen

Famous Birthdays

  • R.B. Greaves, Guyanan singer, (d. 2012)
  • Rita Mae Brown, actress (Long Hot Summer, Slumber Party Massacre)
  • Timothy Krajcir, American serial killer

Famous Deaths

  • Bijnen, Dutch opposition leader (LKP), shot to death in Apeldoorn
  • Camille Looten, Belgian priest/literature historian, dies
  • Joop Brouwer de Koning, youngest Dutch radio operator, executed at 25
  • Lode Zielens, Flemish author and journalist (Obscure Blood), dies at 43
1944 Highlights

About November 28, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius