On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1944

Historical Events

  • Russia & Bulgaria sign weapons pact

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton Schlecker, German billionaire (Schlecker drug store), born in Ehingen, Germany
  • Coluche [Michel Colucci] French comedian (My Best Friend's Girl), born in Paris (d. 1986)
  • Dennis Franz, American actor (Buntz-Hill Street Blues, NYPD Blue), born in Maywood, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Helen Magill White, American educator and 1st woman to earn a Ph.D. in the U.S., dies at 90
1944 Highlights

About October 28, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio